Re: Error and Fatal Error
Le 17/07/2011 00:18, Richard Salz a écrit : > Michael Kay <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 07/16/2011 03:32:16 PM: > > or it could allow "&" to represent itself if not followed > > by a name character. > > Then whitespace becomes significant > foo<bar > foo < bar > foo< bar > foo <bar It is already. To define a start tag, "<" can't be followed by a space " ", so foo < bar foo< bar could (and I think should) be valid XML and be equal to foo & bar foo& bar In fact, "<" not followed by a valid start tag character (http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-xml-20081126/#NT-NameStartChar) should represent the "<" character. As a user, I think it's a *lot* more readable, and could avoid quite a lot of XML errors (especially on the web). By the way, XSLT programmers would benefit a lot of this: select="$a << $b" instead of select="$a << $b" test="$sum < 100" instead of select="$sum < 100" :) Even if "foo < bar" was not always serialized as "foo < bar", if every parser understands this new norm, a converter could be used to generate this "compact syntax".
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