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RE: XML parse error: Not well-formed (Not neon-0.24.3/svn bug)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2003-10-09 14:53:29 CEST

> From: cmpilato@localhost.localdomain
> [mailto:cmpilato@localhost.localdomain]On Behalf Of C. Michael Pilato
> Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 2:25 PM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: Jani Averbach; svn-dev list
> Subject: Re: XML parse error: Not well-formed (Not neon-0.24.3/svn bug)
> "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de> writes:
> > No, that's not a "DAV-ism". WebDAV uses XML names as
> identifiers, and XML
> > names do not allow whitespace. You wouldn't use whitespace in a
> C or Java
> > identifier or in a shell variable name either, right?
> That's exactly the kind of DAV-ism I'm talking about. Had the
> DAV folks been
> thinking beyond the ends of their noses, properties would look
> something like:
> <prop>
> <name>the name</name>
> <value>the value</value>
> </prop>


That's not a DAV-ism. Actually I'm, not aware of any language/format in
which identifiers can contain whitespace. Why is this a problem in WebDAV,
but not in XML (XML names), HTTP (message header names, method names) or


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