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Re: Reasons for retaining CDATA section boundaries

From: Michael Kay <mhkay@iclway.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 09:06:03 -0000
To: <www-xml-infoset-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c09be6$c620de00$923c3c3e@oemcomputer>
Richard Tobin:

>The argument that it may be impossible to output the text in a CDATA
>section in some encodings may be irrelevant to the users in question,
>since their editors and other tools may well only work with a
>particular encoding anyway.  Certainly many users would find it
>unacceptable if running XInclude or XSLT on their documents changed
>the encoding.

"would find it unacceptable"? XSLT does not preserve the encoding. Many
users don't like the fact; but those who find it unacceptable are, by
definition, not users...

Mike Kay
Received on Wednesday, 21 February 2001 04:12:55 UTC

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