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Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

* Tim Bray wrote:
>I'll rev the draft one more time, but that's about it.  As I've said, 
>this is a trial balloon. There are substantial communities - remarkably 
>unrepresented here on xml-dev - who have been complaining vociferously 
>because neither W3C XML Schemas nor RelaxNG shows any sign of addressing 
>the entity problem, and they claim they really need them, mostly for 
>this problem of naming characters.  If nothing else, +names is a thought 
>experiment which should clarify these peoples' issues.  So far we've 
>heard a few voices saying "this might be useful" and a few saying "This 
>is an abomination". So far we haven't really heard very much from the 
>constituencies whose issues this is designed to address.   If this 
>silence continues, the conclusion will be obvious.

People unrepresented on xml-dev are unlikely to speak up in a discussion
on xml-dev... Could you point us at some archived mailing list or usenet
discussions where people expressed and discussed their need for named
character references?

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