[rfc-i] colons in anchors

Miek Gieben miek at miek.nl
Tue Jan 20 03:33:10 PST 2015

[ Quoting <julian.reschke at gmx.de> in "Re: [rfc-i] colons in anchors..." ]
>>The Namespaces in XML Recommendation [XML Names] assigns a meaning to names containing colon characters. Therefore, authors should not use the colon in XML names except for namespace purposes, but XML processors must accept the colon as a name character.
>Anyway, this is not a change. It was defined like this forever.
>Best regards, Julian

Ok, I'm completely fine with that. But just to get a strait in my head: it's not
valid XML, but the processor should except it?


Miek Gieben

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