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   Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

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Seairth Jacobs wrote:

> From: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>
>>Check out http://tbray.org/tag/utf-8+names.html
> Instead of throwing an error for a missing semicolon, why not let that case
> fall under section 4. 

Sounds sensible to me.

> Also, I suspect that using the same format as XML/SGML's references is going
> to confuse people.  Maybe use a similary format such as #name; or @name;.
> This way, at least the two references (UTF-8+name and XML) would not be
> confused.

I disagree.  People seem to like XML's syntax, but simultaneously they 
don't want to have to carry a DTD around, and this proposal is designed 
to address exactly that. -Tim


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