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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 14:37:45 -0500
Eric Hellman scripsit:
> Why are the control characters x80-x9F allowed in XML character data, while
> x0-x8,xB,xC,xE-x1F are illegal?
No good reason. I think there was a desire to keep the SGML declaration
> Has "BEL" been banished to a "Unisound" encoding ?;--}
I think it would be most useful to replace it with an empty element
> I have a DTD in which some entities are given the default value xFFFD in
> the external subset because they are placeholders for strings to be
> supplied in an internal subset with the document. Is this an appropriate
> use of Unicode's "replacement character"?
It's unusual but not erroneous.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
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