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   Re: [xml-dev] Supporting Unicode (was Some comments on the 1.1 draft)

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Rick Jelliffe scripsit:

> That makes it clear that control characters are unlike other characters,
> for which Unicode provides "semantics". The only C0 or C1 characters for
> which Unicode provides "semantics" are TAB, CR, LF and NEL.

XML already, however, allows the use of undefined codepoints, which have
far less semantics than the C0 controls.  And a good thing too, or 
Ethiopic and Thaana and Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics would be totally
locked out of XML (they are post-Unicode-2.0) instead of merely
banned in XML names.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
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   at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
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