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   Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

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Alessandro Triglia wrote:

> As I understand, in UTF-8+name, an ampersand is represented as  &&;  which
> means that, if UTF-8+name is used for XML, "normal" entity references will
> look like:
> 	&&;myentity;
> and numeric character references will look like:
> 	&&;#12345;

No.  &&; represents an ampersand.  Normally it wouldn't be used in text 
you were going to feed to an XML processor because XML processors don't 
like that.  & represents just "&" because UTF-8+names doesn't 
assign a replacement.  ü represents a single u+umlaut character, 
inhereited from HTML.

Cheers, Tim Bray (http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)


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