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Re: New entries file format.

From: <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-28 05:31:15 CET

Greg Hudson ghudson@MIT.EDU writes:
 Remind me why you decided to make this complicated transition instead of
 quoting the text in the attribute value?

I think it's because the escaping rules for attributes are

   a) different from those for cdata
   b) not entirely clear, at least not without much research
   c) not implemented (or anyway enforced) consistently by XML parsers

(Mike can correct me if I'm misunderstanding the problems he
encountered.)

-K

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