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Re: [xml-dev] Errata E57

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2003 14:29:51 -0500
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: xml-editor@w3.org, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Message-ID: <20031101192951.GG21632@mercury.ccil.org>

Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:

> I disagree with allowing nonvalidating processors to signal any form 
> of error when encountering xml:space="something else". I think the 
> previous spec was quite clear that this was not allowed, and that 
> should not be changed now. 

Are you saying that it was not allowed to signal an error, or that
it was not allowed to use bogus values of xml:space?

> One final meta-note: I really wish these errata would be publicly 
> discussed and debated before being snuck out the door in the dead of 
> night.

Note that the 3rd Ed. is a Proposed Edited Recommendation.  The point of
this status is to attract public comment before moving the spec to
Recommendation.  Of course the errata are public too, but people often
don't bother looking at them until a new edition is made.

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