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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 16:06:49 -0500 (EST)
Don Park scripsit:
> XML parsers I have seen uses the target
> platform's Unicode support to deal with it. I doubt one
> can rely on all SML platforms to have such support.
Probably not. But some parsers use their own tables.
It really isn't too hard: a table of characters valid
at the beginning of a name, and another table of characters
valid anywhere in a name, excluding the ones in the first
The main issue is that if combining characters are allowed
to be first in a name, then they will attach to the <
character instead of standing alone, by Unicode rules.
John Cowan email@example.com
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