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   Re: Announcement: SAX 1.0gamma

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sun, 03 May 1998 06:42:22 -0700

At 09:12 AM 5/3/98 -0400, David Megginson wrote:
>James Clark writes:
> > It should be specified whether a byte order mark at the beginning
> > of a XML byte stream is included as part of the character stream.
> > I don't think it should be 
>My first hunch is the opposite: the XML productions deal with
>characters, not bytes.  

I think James has the spec on his side here.  The BOM should *definitely*
be hidden from SAX customers.


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