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Gustaf Liljegren scripsit:
> With XML 1.1 (here's my point), there's a proposal to include more
> characters from Unicode in XML.
In fact, XML 1.1 allows *fewer* characters than XML 1.0, but not ones that
we expect anyone to have used: the characters #x7F-#x9F, with the exception
> However, some want more characters in XML, while others don't want them.
> Perhaps we can allow for both by letting documents declare their own subset
> of Unicode?
Unicode is rather resistant to the idea of declared subsets. The conformance
requirement is essentially "Don't corrupt what you don't understand";
explicit transformations are fine, but in general if a particular process
cannot handle a character, it should pass it through unchanged. (Rendering
is obviously an exception.)
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--Nicholas van Rijn
John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>