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Subject: Re: [relax-ng] What about XML 1.1?
/ "MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given)" <EB2M-MRT@asahi-net.or.jp> was heard to say: | On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 13:47:54 -0400 | Norman Walsh <email@example.com> wrote: | |> Alas. |> |> Well, I suppose I should console myself that at least W3C XML Schema |> and RELAX NG have consistent views on the matter. It makes XML 1.1 a nearly |> pointless waste of time, but that's just the way it is, I guess. | | Unfortunately, the bar for supporting XML 1.1 is higher than we first | thought. Some conformant implementations may reject XML-1.1-but-not-XML-1.0 | name characters. We (and ISO) cannot publish an erratum that destroys such | implementations. Who said that the erratum would? The erratum simply has to read along these lines: All implementations must accept XML 1.0 characters. Implementations may choose to accept XML 1.1 documents, in which case the Name production must match xxx and etc. (enumerating the rules for 1.1 documents). That allows implementors to accept 1.1 if they wish, governs interoperability between 1.1 implementations, and preserves interoperability between 1.0 implementations. AFAICS, anyway. Be seeing you, norm -- Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc. NOTICE: This email message is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply email and destroy all copies of the original message.