Re: Some comments on the 1.1 draft
From: "John Cowan" <jcowan@r...> > Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote: > > > If you don't do this, your binary data *cannot* be reliably transferred, > > especially in the face of transcoding. > > I agree that it is inappropriate to embed binary (octet) data into > XML documents. In practice, forbidding #&0; would achieve that > purpose. What about ^D and ^Z?? These have been end-of-file markers for text files in various operating systems. What about ^S and ^Q, used for flow control in serial comms. What about backspace: what does that mean in markup, and how should it be displayed? Cheers Rick Jelliffe
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