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

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> In my experience faithful lexical round tripping is mainly 
> important to applications that act as editors. In such cases, 
> the people requesting such features in an API want even more 
> requirements than XML 1.0 deems necessary such as preserving 
> attribute order and all whitespace. 

I agree. It's very irritating to have hex character references replaced
by decimal ones if the codes that you have memorized are the hex ones.

Michael Kay


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