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Re: B.5/B.6 Restrict PCDATA in content models?

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 22:41:56 GMT
To: Michael Sperberg-McQueen <U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU>
Cc: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <32698453.2762906@mail.alink.net>
On Sat, 12 Oct 96 15:06:39 CDT, Michael Sperberg-McQueen
<U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU> wrote:

>On 16 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following question.
>A straw poll indicates the question needs further discussion in the work
>group.
>
>B.5 Should XML restrict the use of the PCDATA token in content models,
>to simplify RE handling or eliminate the Mixed Content Problem?  (7.6.1,
>11.2.4)
>
>  * B.5 restrict PCDATA to models of the form (#PCDATA)
>  * B.6 restrict PCDATA to models of the form (#PCDATA | x ... | z)*

I strongly prefer B.5, but B.6 would be better than unrestricted use of #PCDATA.
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