From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Aug 13 2003 - 12:01:59 EDT
Jon Hanna scripsit:
> If this is not the case (I'm not entirely sure this bans what XML does with
> spaces) then all we would need is a change so that rather than a de facto
> ban on space+combining within names and nmtokens we would have an explicit
> ban on the same; then we'd all be happy, except possibly for some sadistic
> XML application designer that was planning on use that combination out of
> ill-will towards his or her colleagues.
Space in any case is not allowed in a token.
There are far worse conformance problems than this anyway, notably the
fact that canonical equivalence is not respected in XML names: a start-tag
that is decomposed and an end-tag that is composed (or vice versa) will not
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