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   Re: [xml-dev] Impact of xml:space="preserve" on line break normalizing?

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On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 09:34:04AM -0400, Roger L. Costello wrote:
> David Carlisle wrote:
> In the XML Schema specification, Section F.1.1 Character Class Escapes, it
> includes regular expressions for
> \n the newline character line-feed (#xA), and \r the return character (#xD),
> as well as the Unicode separator Category Escape (Z, Zs, Zl, Zp).
> Why even have these if the end-of-line handling in XML 1.0 or 1.1 always
> normalizes these to line-feed (#xA)?

because they can still be passed to the application as character references
like #xA precisely !


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