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Re: SAX LexicalHandler::comment issue

Lars Marius Garshol scripsit:

> I've always been very curious to know what the rationale for that
> [i.e. comment information items]
> is. To me, a major part of what the infoset was supposed to be about
> was to draw the line between logically significant information and
> purely lexical information. The current version fails to achieve this.

It's a compromise.   Some people felt that significant information
was being kept in comments.  If I had my way, they'd be gone.
But the Infoset is not founded on any real principle at all: its
design is empirical.

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