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Re: SAX LexicalHandler::comment issue
- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: Lars Marius Garshol <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 22:38:32 -0400 (EDT)
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 email@example.com
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore