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Re: i18n reviews of DOM 3 Core and Load&Save

From: Johnny Stenback <jst@w3c.jstenback.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 17:08:04 -0700
Message-ID: <3F67A5E4.6030800@w3c.jstenback.com>
To: Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>
Cc: "'www-dom@w3.org'" <www-dom@w3.org>

Francois Yergeau wrote:
> LS3) In the discussion of interface DOMSerializer (above the IDL
> definition), it would be nice if character references were specified to be
> hexadecimal (preferred) or decimal.  One way or the other determined by the
> spec, not implementation-dependent.  Similarly (still within DOMSerializer),
> it would be better to specify serialization of attribute values to be always
> in quotes (or apostrophes, you choose), with escaping as necessary.

The DOM WG discussed this before, and the WG has always decided against 
doing this. If you want canonicalized output, set the "canonical-form" 
parameter, if not, you'll get implementation dependent output.

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