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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: XML Dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 16:21:49 -0400
Deke Smith wrote:
> And what is the implications of this (if any) for XML rendering? I'm not
> sure of what you mean by "surrogates are correctly processed."
Essentially it means that the two 16-bit values that form a
surrogate-pair (representing a Unicode character on the Astral
Plane) is always treated as a single character.
In XML, surrogate-pairs can appear only in attribute values, #PCDATA
content, PIs, and comments; they are not allowed in element GIs,
attribute names, or the like.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
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