RE: MSXML DOM Special Chars Less Than 32
> From: Peter Jacobi [mailto:pj@w...] > Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 10:06 AM > To: xml-dev@l... > Subject: Re: MSXML DOM Special Chars Less Than 32 > > > John Cown replying to Julian Reschke: > > > > Some of the requirements are: > > > > > > - the format of strings that *can* be represented as XML characters > > > doesn't change - non-XML characters must be ignored by implementations > > > not knowing the escaping mechanism > > > > Those requirements are impossible. [..] > > Sorry, if this is a stupid suggestion - but wouldn't it be > possible to map > the control characters to "private use" characters of UNICODE? I think this is possible, yet it has two drawbacks: a) a recipient not aware of this conversion will get and use the wrong characters (I think to ignore them would be better). b) how do you escape those "private use" characters then? Julian
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