Re: MicroXML and &
Original Message From: "Michael Kay" > >> I agree that < & " and ' need to be kept from a >> usability point of view. >> >> > Only if we're constrained by compatibility and tradition. If we were > starting anew, It would be easy to define it so there is only one special > character, namely <, which could be escaped by doubling it. Then perhaps > use <10> or <0xA> for numeric character references, and <&mdash> for named > entity references (if we think we need them). Or use \ and be compatible with the tradition in the rest of the programming world :-) <example attr="He said, \"Stop\""> Now & then he pressed the \\key instead of the \< key</example> But... Pete Cordell Codalogic Ltd Interface XML to C++ the easy way using C++ XML data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes. Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com for more info
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