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   Re: [xml-dev] XML's Scylla and Charybdis - parse and regexp

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At 04:18 PM 4/1/2003 +0100, Miles Sabin wrote:
>FWIW, I once put together a (somewhat over-elaborate) SAX-style API
>which allowed for faithful lexical round-tripping as well as supporting
>layering of SAX/DOM/Infoset/XPath APIs above it.

Is faithful lexical round-tripping an important goal? If so, why?

If the Information Set says that there is no distinction between <foo "a"/> 
and <foo 'a'/>, why should I work hard to preserve the distinction?



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