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   Re: Why the Infoset?

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  • From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
  • To: "W. E. Perry" <wperry@fiduciary.com>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 00:27:59 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 29 Jul 2000, W. E. Perry wrote:

> The question we
> should be asking is not whether the Infoset has chosen the correct canonical
> semantics, but whether the syntactic possibilities of XML 1.0 should be
> curtailed in this way at all.


If you want to interpret the following XML documents differently (one per line):

	<foo bar="baz">
	<foo bar='baz'>
	<foo bar='b&#97;z'>
	<foo bar='b&#x61;z'>
	<foo bar="b&#x61;z">

by all means don't let *me* stop you.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
C'est la` pourtant que se livre le sens du dire, de ce que, s'y conjuguant
le nyania qui bruit des sexes en compagnie, il supplee a ce qu'entre eux,
de rapport nyait pas.               -- Jacques Lacan, "L'Etourdit"


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