OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] MSXML DOM Special Chars Less Than 32

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com>
> > We are having trouble encoding special characters less than 
> > 32 (excluding 9, 10, and 13).
> That's because these characters aren't allowed in XML. Writing them as
> character references doesn't change that.
> And yes, you aren't the first person to find that a nuisance.
For people interested in why the C1 characters (80-9F) should be disallowed
in XML (i.e. XML 2.0) check out
 "A Rational Approach to XML Robustness Requirements"

This is an issue where robustness requirements meets head on
with the inclinations of the people who want to dumb XML down 
into a language for serializing databases. 



News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS