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Re: Action A-659-05 Completed

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:39:05 +0000
Cc: "Liam R. E. Quin" <liam@w3.org>, O'Neil Delpratt <oneil@saxonica.com>, Public Joint XSLT XQuery XPath <public-xsl-query@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DBDFFE1B-90CA-4ED3-B721-33E68C3F18E8@saxonica.com>
To: Benito van der Zander <benito@benibela.de>

> On 13 Nov 2016, at 00:03, Benito van der Zander <benito@benibela.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>> A feature that prevents people from implementing a spec is a serious
>> problem.
>> What can we do to change this? 
> Less Unicode everywhere would have been helpful.

The world-wide web consortium takes the term "world-wide" at face value. No spec can get through the W3C process if the spec is not equally useful in every part of the world.

> By the way, FO 1.7.1 says:
> [Definition] A character is an instance of the Char <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#NT-Char>XML production of [Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fifth Edition)] <https://www.w3.org/XML/Group/qtspecs/specifications/xpath-functions-31/html/Overview-diff.html#xml>.
> Perhaps that should be updated to XML 1.1 ?

I think there's a general statement that references to XML 1.0 can be taken as references to XML 1.1 if the implementation chooses.

Michael Kay

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