Re: version numbers and infosets
> At 10:28 AM -0400 7/23/02, Karl Waclawek wrote: > > >Also what about documents that are intentionally designed to parse > >under XML 1.0 *and* 1.1? Why force a choice on the parser? > > I believe such a document is a very bad idea. All documents should be > XML 1.0 if at all possible. This is far more interoperable than the > alternative. > > The only case that's not possible is where someone wants to use > post-2.0 Unicode characters in markup; e.g. by writing element names > in Amharic. Assuming you don't need to do this, you should write a > pure 1.0 document and ignore XML 1.1. OK, so let's say I have an XML 1.0 document, which is also well-formed 1.1. But all I have is an XML 1.1 parser, and the XML 1.1 specs say that the version number must be 1.1. Am I not allowed to process it? Karl
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