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Eric van der Vlist scripsit:
> I agree: there is a much better and simpler reason to forbid binary
> content from XML documents ;=) ...
This "binary content in XML documents" is a complete red herring from
the XML 1.1 viewpoint. XML is a textual standard, and XML 1.1 no
less so. The question is about allowing the unusual, but legitimate,
*characters* U+0000 through U+001F.
> IMO, none of them, but rather a fundamental design decision: a XML
> entity is a Unicode text (eventually using another encoding) and not a
> stream of bytes.
> This should be a sufficient reason to close the debate IMO!
Not at all.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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