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. -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@r...> no more / no less || http://www.reutershealth.com to do / all things || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein
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