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   Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: pandeng@telepath.com
  • Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 10:37:45 -0400

Steve Schafer wrote:

> If I read that sentence literally, it seems to me that it says that
> this is legal
>  <element>foo bar ]]> bar foo</element>
> since "foo bar ]]> bar foo" most definitely constitutes "any string of
> characters which [sic] does not contain the start-delimiter of any
> markup."
> But that particular content string is forbidden both by the previous
> sentence and by the CharData production [14].

Ah.  Perhaps we should insert "legal" before "string of characters".


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