Chen, Qifan wrote:
> It seems that we only need to have BEGIN TAG and CANCEL TAG two special
> characters. All other UNICODE characters (except of course the special two)
> should be allowed inside a tag. From language processing point of view,
> is not more complicated than the proposed approach.
Using that approach requires tag stripping or tag ignoring to be
stateful: you have to keep track of whether you are in tag mode or
not. With the draft's system, you simply strip or ignore all of
the tag characters.
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