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   RE: [xml-dev] XML 1.1 and Unicode normalization

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> It is the basic law of interpreting specifications that when 
> faced with a silly interpretation and a sensible one, you 
> pick the sensible one: "Don't panic, Private Godfrey!"  The 
> idea that Charmod bans anyone from providing 
> text-processing software to help fix problems is so silly it 
> is seems obstinate.

I agree that the literal reading of the spec is clearly absurd. My
problem is that I haven't been able to come up with any possible
interpretation of the words in the spec that actually makes sense.

Michael Kay


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