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- From: David Megginson <email@example.com>
- To: "XML Developers' List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 21 Mar 1999 13:45:52 -0500 (EST)
> > >and the XML declaration?
> > I think this could be helpful when updating a document, the
> > encoding in particular. (An update should make the minimum
> > necessary changes.)
> Is it better to just use the processing instruction event? I know
> it would be nice to specialize the PI parameters, but do we then
> extend this to other PIs that come out of the XML spectrum, such as
> style-sheet specifiers?
They're different beasties. Any other standardised PI's are still
PI's, while the XML declaration is definitely not a processing
instruction according to the XML 1.0 REC (nor is the encoding
declaration at the beginning of an external parsed entity).
All the best,
David Megginson email@example.com
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