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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 12:43:28 -0400

Tim Bray wrote:
> At 11:25 AM 19/06/00 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> >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.
> Yup; as with a couple of other things, if any one person had jumped up and
> said "hey, take those out" everyone else probably would have said "OK". -T.

And likewise with FFFE and FFFF in all planes, not just plane 0; they're in,
they shouldn't be, get over it.


Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau,  || http://www.reutershealth.com
Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau,           || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Und trank die Milch vom Paradies.            -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)

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