Re: Attribute normalisation and character entities
At 03:00 PM 1/27/00 -0800, David Brownell wrote: >There are two curious points in 3.3.3 ... first, that character and >entity refs may appear, and second that CRLF sequences may appear (line >endings already having been normalized). The most curious point about 3.3.3 is that it exists at all. Why the $#%%!@! should attribute values be "normalized" anyhow? This was a pure process failure: at no point during the 18-month development cycle of XML 1.0 did anyone stand up and say "why are you doing this?" I'd bet big bucks that if someone had, the silly thing would have died a well-deserved death. -Tim 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/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Unsubscribe by posting to majordom@i... the message unsubscribe xml-dev (or) unsubscribe xml-dev your-subscribed-email@your-subscribed-address Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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