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   Re: [xml-dev] Summary of XML line break normalization, impact ofxml:spac

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Hi Tim,

> Roger, all these corner-case explorations raise the question: what are
> you up to anyhow?  Inquiring minds want to know.

I am writing an XML Schema regex for instance documents which may be used
on many different platform.  Prior to this discussion I assumed that the
regex needed to account for every possible set of line break characters
which could occur on the different platforms.  Then I discovered that line
breaks are normalized.   But my instance documents used
xml:space="preserve", so I needed to find out if that impacted line break
normalization.  Then I learned that xml:space="preserve" has no impact on
line break normalizing.

This is a long-winded way of saying, "in an XML Schema regex, the line
break character is \n, regardless of the platform that the XML document is
located on".



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