String character range
Carlos Rodrigo Blanco
crb at laeff.inta.es
Fri Aug 1 07:33:38 PDT 2008
I'm sorry that I don't know much about unicode encoding and
I feel quite ashamed of showing this ignorance, but I wonder
what happens with latin characters and so.
If I have to write, for instance, some author name in a xml
document that includes some latin character (like ñ), is
> On Fri, 1 Aug 2008, Doug Tody wrote:
>> Why not just enclose character data in CDATA sections when they pass
>> through XML? This is the mechanism XML provides for pass through
>> of arbitrary data (also encoding individual chars such as <).
> That's what I thought at first, but the characters with Unicode code points
> 0x01-0x08, 0x0B, 0x0C, 0x0E-0x1F are not permitted *at all* in an XML
> document. CDATA sections provide for escaping characters such as '<' and '&'
> which might be interpreted as XML markup, but that is not the problem here.
> See productions  -  in the XML spec
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xml-20060816/ sec 2.7).
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