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[Bug 2462] [XQuery] Escaping URILiterals

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Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 16:54:36 +0000
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           Summary: [XQuery] Escaping URILiterals
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Candidate Recommendation
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XQuery
        AssignedTo: chamberl@almaden.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: mike@saxonica.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org

Section 2.4.5, URILiterals, says:

"...however, no escaping normalization is applied."

It's not obvious to me what "escaping normalization" is but I suspect it's
something to do with representing special characters as %HH (an operation we
are now required to call encoding rather than escaping, for reasons that,
er, elude me).

I think that the above phrase has nothing to do with ampersand-escaping.
Specifically, I think that an ampersand in a URILiteral must be written as
&amp; just as an ampersand in a string literal is written. 

It might be useful (after CR, I guess) to add some clarification here.

Michael Kay

previously raised at 
Received on Friday, 4 November 2005 16:54:39 UTC

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