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Re: Where does a parser get the replacement text for a characterreference?

Lars Marius Garshol scripsit:

> | It's explicitly illegal to have references to surrogate pairs, 
> I guess that by this you mean that "it's explicitly illegal to refer
> to characters as a pair of character references each referring to a
> surrogate".

More than that, it is explicitly illegal to have character references
like � whether paired or not.  A character reference refers
to a character, and U+D800 is not a permitted XML character in any context.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
	--Douglas Hofstadter