[rfc-i] colons in anchors

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Jan 20 04:04:20 PST 2015

On 2015-01-20 12:33, Miek Gieben wrote:
> [ Quoting <julian.reschke at gmx.de> in "Re: [rfc-i] colons in anchors..." ]
>>> Note:
>>> 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?

Ask the authors of the XML spec :-)

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