Re: Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?
Jonathan Robie wrote: > > Why do all this work? A character is a character is a character, except > for certain well known ranges. The more we try to interpret the more > obscure characters, the more trouble we get into. > Because XML is supposed to be human readable and interoperable. This means: 1. Undefined, unprintable characters are very bad. 2. Characters that someone doesn't have a font for are bad. 3. Unrecognized characters from languages the audience doesn't speak are bad. -- Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo@m... Java I/O 2nd Edition Just Published! http://www.cafeaulait.org/books/javaio2/ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596527500/ref=nosim/cafeaulaitA/
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