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Re: [xml-dev] If XML is too hard for a programmer, perhaps he'd b e better off as a crossing guard

From: Joe English <jenglish@---------.--->
To: xml-dev@-----.---.---
Date: 3/31/2003 9:35:00 PM
Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> No, I'm saying that it doesn't provide any way for me to say "please
> don't process the contents of this CDATA section as text; please process
> it as if the CDATA section wasn't there."
> [...]
> I'm not interested in suppressing the event, but rather on suppressing
> its effect on the parser.

I don't find it surprising that existing XML parsers
insist on treating their input as XML.

Perhaps what you want is a parser for a language _similar_ to
XML, or a buggy XML parser that misimplements <![CDATA[...]]>
section parsing.

--Joe English



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