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Re: [xml-dev] Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?

Michael Kay wrote:

> No, it's infinite. With ideographic languages, you can make up new symbols
> just as cheerfully as Western languages make up new words.

Growing but not infinite. There's a hard limit of a few more than a 
million spaces for characters in Unicode. And I continue to maintain 
that we can get along just fine without using the new ideographs as name 

Likely there'll be some small pain when characters for new technological 
developments come into common use, but I don't expect there'll be enough 
of those to make changing XML worth the cost.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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