Re: [REX] Inserting comments?

On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 11:16:45PM +0000,
 Ian Hickson <> wrote 
 a message of 23 lines which said:

> XML 1.x makes it pretty clear that comments shouldn't be used for
> semantic purposes, IMHO.

Yes, says:

> They are not part of the document's character data; an XML processor
> MAY, but need not, make it possible for an application to retrieve the
> text of comments.

Which means that *some* perfectly legal XML processors would not be
usable for REX as it is currently specified.

Received on Friday, 10 February 2006 09:04:35 UTC