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Re: Clarify what it means for the system identifier to be missing

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 22:51:17 +0100
To: "Geoffrey Sneddon" <foolistbar@googlemail.com>, "HTML Issue Tracking WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t67dnrq564w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 22:31:27 +0100, Geoffrey Sneddon  
<foolistbar@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Currently in section The initial phase it speaks of when the  
> system identifier is missing, even though from the parser there will  
> always be a system identifier, even if it has a zero length. It should  
> be spoken of as being empty (i.e., zero length) and not missing.

I'm pretty sure I remember the tokenizer making a difference between the  
empty string and it being absent. Are you sure?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2008 21:46:26 UTC

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