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- From: "HUGHES,MARK (Non-HP-FtCollins,ex1)" <email@example.com>
- To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 14:55:06 -0700
>From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>There's a lot of nasty stuff hiding in the bowels of Unicode
>that will cause problems if it isn't specifically considered
>and rejected. For example, would really want to allow an em
>space as an element name? How about the zero-width non-joiner?
>or the right-to-left mark? There are good reasons to limit XML
>names to Unicode name characters.
Pseudo-whitespace characters are a potential problem, but the bidi
characters are probably pretty important to the people who write in
RTL or mixed RTL/LTR scripts.
I think common sense and actual practice will quickly show that
people Do The Right Thing, even if it's not enforced by software.
-- <a href="http://kuoi.asui.uidaho.edu/~kamikaze/"> Mark Hughes </a>