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   Re: [xml-dev] XML-1.1 -- just ignore it

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On Saturday 15 December 2001 04:36 pm, David Brownell wrote:
> > > It'd be much better to have that normalization be done by layers
> > > above XML than to hard-wire such requirements into the core
> > > of XML.  I'd certainly expect normalization rules to evolve.
> >
> > Actually, it might be better to do it below the parser... closer to the
> > input stream level.
> That'd mean "inside the parser", because of autodetection
> of charsets.  Unless there's a standard non-text I/O layer
> that XML parsers must start to use ... :)

I actually meant closer to the Reader level in java.io (or nio Channel).  
Normalization needs to happen a low down as possible otherwise the 
differences between normalized and non-normalized text will poke their noses 
in places they shouldn't.


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