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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 04:11:16 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706220410120.31033@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 17 Jun 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> I see. If there's going to have to be a special XML incompatibility case 
> for FF the second one for VT comes for free.
> 
> I'm addressing this issue in my tokenizer implementation by allowing the 
> user of the library to opt to make the tokenizer non-conforming but XML 
> 1.0-compatible either by treating FF and VT as fatal errors or by 
> mapping them to U+0020. As far as I can tell, in this case even the 
> fatal error treatment is non-conforming, because FF and VT haven't been 
> defined as parse errors.

Well, nothing stops you from having extra restrictions, especially if 
they're optional. Seems like quite a reasonable feature to offer, to me.

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