RE: Why no ']]>' in CharData?
>> Yes it is < in SML. It is not the support of > that is >> expensive. It is the fact that every conforming SML processor >> will have to make sure there is no ']]>' in content and issue >> error if there is. This is nonsense from SML point of view. > >I am suggesting that ">" be forbidden in SML character data altogether. >That way no check for "]]>" is needed at all. In addition, >all ">"s are guaranteed to be tag terminators, which makes >for a simple inner dispatch loop. Hmm. Interesting idea. Low in cost and balances <. But the problem is now we are incompatible with XML documents that did not escape > in character data. The spec used the word 'MAY' for general use and 'MUST' only when it is used with ]]>. *head-scratch* BTW, its only three days more til Joe Stephenson returns from vacation. Hang in there folks. <g> Best, Don Park - mailto:donpark@d... Docuverse - http://www.docuverse.com xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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