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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 11:25:12 -0400

Tim Bray wrote:

> but then how can it be consistent to leave in \n and DEL and so on?

Tab and (various forms of) newline are pretty much unavoidable for
practical reasons, XML being textual, but IMHO leaving in U+007F through U+009F
was an infelicity without justification, that unfortunately we are stuck with.


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