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RE: [xml-dev] XHTML 2 Working Group won't be renewed?

Not a good idea for an open interoperatable data format.

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Hunsberger [mailto:peter.hunsberger@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 7:31 AM
To: Pete Cordell
Cc: XML Developers List
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] XHTML 2 Working Group won't be renewed?

> From: "Michael Kay"
>> One problem is that the more universal you want to make it, the more
>> contexts it has to be unambiguous in: for example XQuery has problems
>> {uri}local because it already uses "{" extensively.
> If you get really desperate you could do something Perl-esque where you
> choose your delimiters.

Didn't SGML allow you to choose your own delimiters (in general)?

Peter Hunsberger


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