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   RE: [SML] Preliminary EBNF v0.2

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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@docuverse.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 05:23:51 -0800

>> CharData  ::= [^<>&]*
>What is your base character set from which you are removing the special
>characters. It isn't clear to me whether you were intending just ascii
>characters or all XML characters (up to #10FFFFFF) or all UCS-4
>If you are allowing non ascii characters why do you allow
>CharCode ::= '&' ('#x' [0-9A-F]+
>it is superfluous to allow `&#xA4;' if you can enter the character `$'
>directly, and the same for any other unicode character. You only need
>the &#x notation if you intend to keep the character data 7 bit.

Encoding issue has not explored fully yet but
I do not see any possibility of SML supporting
only ASCII.

I do not think it is superflous to allow &#xA4;.


Don Park    -   mailto:donpark@docuverse.com
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