Re: Towards XML 2.0
On 06/12/2010 11:37, Michael Kay wrote: > >I don't know of any language where comments have to be syntactically > correct, it's essentially equivalent to saying that there are no comments. > > In XSD, xs:annotation has to be well-formed. True, so you often see schema with xml <!-- comments instead (or as well) random example http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-SVG11-20020108/SVG.xsd which has both comments and annotations. structured annotation like xs:annotation or mathml's annotation-xml seems to be fundamentally different thing from comments. annotation is adding structured content to the document commenting is removing a span of text from the document as seen by the parser. There are of course overlapping use cases and grey areas, but.... David ________________________________________________________________________ The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 1249803. The registered office is: Wilkinson House, Jordan Hill Road, Oxford OX2 8DR, United Kingdom. This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star. The service is powered by MessageLabs. ________________________________________________________________________
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