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Re: [xmlProfiles-29] xml subsetting in IETF XMPP

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From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, Apr 01 2003
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/ Fabrice Desré <fabrice.desre@francetelecom.com> was heard to say:
| Chris Lilley wrote:
|> On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, 11:02:16 AM, Henry wrote:
|> HST> Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> writes:
|>>>Also, curiously, *pre*defined entities. Which is very weird.
|> HST> That renders it just plain not XML, in my opinion.
|> I assumed at the time that meant no & lt ; but thinking about it
|> more,
|> perhaps they mean html and mathml style predefined entities for latin
|> 1 characters, math symbols and so on?
| It seems to be about &lt; &amp; &pos; etc..
|   I asked on the xmpp list to explain the rationale behind this
| decision. I'll forward the answer.

Yes, please. I'm with Henry, if you don't allow &lt; that's just not XML.
(Do they intend to allow &#60;?)

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