Re: Processing XML 1.1 documents with XML Schema 1.0 processor
Robin Berjon wrote: > Of all people *we* should know that the encoding of text on a global > scale is not a static science, it evolves and needs to evolve as Unicode > improves. Yes this implies a phase during which XML processors may lose > some interoperability, but whoever puts XML interoperability above human > language operability needs to have their priorities seriously revised. > Yes this may break software that is making stupid assumptions about the > content of certain tokens, but such software was written based on a > misunderstanding of text and deserves to break (and then to be shot in > the kneecaps, tied to a horse and dragged all around town, dipped in > boiling lead, dismembered piece by piece with a rusty spoon, and finally > dumped in a ditch to agonize). That's a pretty harsh punishment for actually implementing the specs as written. -- Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo@m... XML in a Nutshell 3rd Edition Just Published! http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/xian3/ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596007647/cafeaulaitA/ref=nosim
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