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   Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

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  • From: "David Brownell" <david-b@pacbell.net>
  • To: "Rick JELLIFFE" <ricko@geotempo.com>, <xml-editor@w3.org>, <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 15:44:02 +0200

> Instead, I would propose another level of validity "character validity"
> which XML processors should be encouraged, but not required, to support,
> or to support as much as they can. Unlike validity, which sits on top
> of well-formedness, "character validity" sits more-or-less underneath
> well-formedness as XML's soft underbelly.

AAck!!  NO!!  Unneeded complexity, leading to interop bugs.

- Dave

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