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   Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

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At 10:54 AM -0400 10/22/03, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

>>If you can show a single real document that this applies to, I'll take
>>it more seriously.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-15" standalone="yes"?>

is 62 characters long, not counting the byte order mark. I have 
published books in which I was required to keep all lines of code to 
54 characters or less. Not being able to insert a line break in the 
XML declaration would be a significant hardship for me and anyone 
else who writes about XML with largish fonts on narrowish pages.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)


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