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RE: Syntactic variation in QNames

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2006 12:14:26 -0500
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I have a feeling this was discussed eons ago and
the answer is no, this is not well-formed.

But I can't find any pointers.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Norman Walsh
> Sent: Tuesday, 2006 January 03 10:54
> To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Syntactic variation in QNames
> Suppose that an author writes the tag name <Montréal> in his document,
> composing the accented "é" with the two code points, an unaccented "e"
> and a combining accent.
> Now suppose that he writes "</Montréal>" using the pre-combined single
> code point "é".
> Is that document well-formed?
> Suppose that he writes the start and end tags using the two code
> points version, but his DTD uses the single code-point version. Is the
> document valid? (Assuming it would be valid except for the suggested
> possible difference.)
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