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   Re: [xml-dev] Suggestions for a slightly less verbose (and easierto aut

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Paul Prescod wrote:

> If the instances are generated under your control by a machine, then by
> definition they won't use the short-tag feature if your regexps don't
> support it. The complexity argument also does not wash: entities and
> CDATA sections easily add the most complexity to XML of any feature.

Machine-generated XML usually doesn't do entities or CDATA.  It does do


and perl is just the ticket.

> The one thing that strikes a cord with me is the phrase "at this point".
> It's too late to make changes to XML.

Indeed. -Tim


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