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   re: [xml-dev] CDATA

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Paul Prescod writes:

 > Without reducing the culpability of these lazy programmers, I'll
 > say that CDATA is pretty broken and should be fixed if there is
 > ever an XML 2.0. It is CDATA itself that works 99.9% of the
 > time. XML should have a readability-preserving escape mechanism
 > that works 100% of the time. The most logical thing is to let the
 > application choose its own delimiter.

Or just scrap the whole thing.

All the best,


David Megginson, david@megginson.com, http://www.megginson.com/


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