Re: Some comments on the 1.1 draft
On Wednesday 19 December 2001 01:41 pm, John Cowan wrote: > Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote: > > The point is then, why complicate things with control characters for no > > benefit whatsoever? > > The benefit is that text which *might* contain control characters, > but usually does not, can be injected into the content of an element > or attribute without having to Base64-encode it out of paranoia. In my experience, I've seldom seen such text that wasn't subject to some encoding-based interpretation. Seriously, the notion that "escape" is a character is questionable, don't you think?
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