From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 08 2003 - 11:03:11 CST
Doug Ewell scripsit:
> But the "undefined characters" issue is a greater problem. Limiting the
> pool of valid name characters to those already assigned in Unicode X.X
> would mean either:
> (a) the XML spec would have to be updated promptly, 1 to 2 times per
> year, to keep up with each new minor release of Unicode, or
> (b) the characters accepted after Unicode X.X would be excluded,
> creating one of those "digital divide" issues when someone wants to
> create a Buginese or Tai Lue identifier and can't.
Exactly the reasoning of the XML Core WG.
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