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Re: XML Blueberry

  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@r...>
  • To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 16:04:17 -0400

Re: XML Blueberry
Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> It almost feels to me like those tables should be the responsibility of
> the Unicode folks (or some similarly lucky but separate intermediary
> with time on its hands) to maintain, and that some means of
> incorporating them by reference might have avoided this entire
> discussion.

In essence they are:  Unicode sets the character properties, and
XML has rules saying which types of characters can be used for what,
and what the exceptions are.

> I guess that would make the layering of XML 1.0 on top of Unicode more
> explicit.

The trouble is stability vs. extensibility.  XML 1.0 has remained stable
since 1998 at the expense of extensibility.

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