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From: "John Cowan" <email@example.com>
> Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > If you don't do this, your binary data *cannot* be reliably transferred,
> > especially in the face of transcoding.
> I agree that it is inappropriate to embed binary (octet) data into
> XML documents. In practice, forbidding #&0; would achieve that
What about ^D and ^Z?? These have been end-of-file markers for
text files in various operating systems. What about ^S and ^Q, used
for flow control in serial comms. What about backspace: what does
that mean in markup, and how should it be displayed?