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RE: XML Blueberry
- From: Murata Makoto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Sun, 08 Jul 2001 12:12:04 +0900
HUGHES,MARK (Non-HP-FtCollins,ex1)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It looks to me like the restricted NameChar is just SGML legacy cruft.
>I don't see how it improves the format.
Data corruption happens in the non-ASCII world, probably because the
charset is mistaken. Without the restricted NameChar, XML parsers
are happy to swallow such corrupted documents and create a correupted
database, WWW pages, etc. Restrictions on NameChar forces conforming
XML processors to detect such corrupted documents.