Re: Lexical vs value spaces (re: Binary content and allowedcha
Eric van der Vlist scripsit: > I agree: there is a much better and simpler reason to forbid binary > content from XML documents ;=) ... This "binary content in XML documents" is a complete red herring from the XML 1.1 viewpoint. XML is a textual standard, and XML 1.1 no less so. The question is about allowing the unusual, but legitimate, *characters* U+0000 through U+001F. > IMO, none of them, but rather a fundamental design decision: a XML > entity is a Unicode text (eventually using another encoding) and not a > stream of bytes. > > This should be a sufficient reason to close the debate IMO! Not at all. -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@c... Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan
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