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- From: email@example.com (Richard Tobin)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: 27 Jan 2000 13:14:32 GMT
In article <00b601bf68c3$75fb0600$8d6536ca@SERVER.ABINFOSYSTEMS>,
Amit Rekhi <email@example.com> wrote:
>I have not been able to understand the reason why production rule :
>CharData: [^<&]* - ([^<&]* ']]>' [^<&]*)
>is not written like:
>CharData: [^<&]* - ']]>'
Your rule would accept any string of non-<& characters except the string
']]>'. The rule in the spec accepts any string of non-<& characters
except ones *containing* the string ']]>'.
>- How would rule  behave with the following strings?
It rejects them both, as intended.
Actually, the rule could have been more simply written
[^<&]* - (Char* ']]>' Char*)
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