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   Re: Obscure Ignore production

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  • From: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 21:48:17 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 1 Jul 1998, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> Could someone explain what Ignore [65] in the XML 1.0 spec is? 

Any string that that doesn't have marked section delimiters ('<![' or
']]>') in it. 

> It seems to duplicate content from [64] to no apparent purpose.

The point is that there can be marked sections nested inside an IGNORE MS.
So, a straight scan for an ending ']]>' isn't enoguh.


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