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Re: [xml-dev] Was there a technical issue for the demise of XML 1.1?

It was a collection of fixes to XML 1.0 none of which was in itself sufficiently compelling to justify a new and incompatible version.  The feature I considered the most important, ditching Unicode 2.0 in favor of an evolving set of characters for element and attribute names (as well as the values of non-CDATA attributes), was incorporated into the 5th Edition of XML 1.0.  My view is that XML 1.1 should be formally deprecated by W3C.

On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 4:01 PM Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
Hi Folks,

It is my understanding that the reason for the demise of XML 1.1 was simply that it was never adopted by the community - people were already using 1.0 and there was no compelling reason for moving to 1.1. Was there also a technical issue for its demise?



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