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   RE: [xml-dev] Can anyURI be empty?

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At 12:24 AM +0100 4/8/04, Michael Kay wrote:
>>  I can cite a few more examples of strings that are definitely not
>>  URIs. Here's one:
>>  http://www.example.com/file%GF.html
>Yes, that's not a URI, but the Schema spec also allows an anyURI value to
>contain a wannabe-URI (a string that can be converted to a URI by applying
>the escaping rules).

Yes, but the escaping rules only apply to disallowed characters. % is 
not a disallowed character and therefore the above string is not a 
legal anyURI, any more than it's a legal URI.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)


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