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   Re: [xml-dev] opposite of infoset

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[Bob Foster]

> From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>
> > BTW, when XML markup is written in a right-to-left language, is a start
> tag
> > supposed to be on the left or the right of an element?
> Can't tell if this is meant to be humorous. XML defines the order of a
> sequence of Unicode characters. How it is displayed to a reader is beyond
> the scope of XML. IOW, the terms "left" and "right" have no meaning to

Semi-humorous, semi-serious... It would seem that the serial order of bytes
and characters determines what should happen when the parser is doing its
parsing, but it is still interesting to speculate on what printed XML should
look like with a R-L script ... hence my question.

Tom P


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