[whatwg] Getting .innerHTML in XML well-formedness issues
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 12 17:04:28 PDT 2008
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
> > > What about when there are illegal characters?
> > The DOM doesn't let you create those cases.
> Sure it does. e.g. the DOM allows e.g. control characters in various
> places that XML doesn't. I haven't looked into every production in XML
> to see if it differs from the DOM, but I guess you can spec something
> that is catch-all, like "if the node contains a character that isn't
> allowed according to the corresponding XML production" or some such...
> though listing all cases is nicer.
That's what the spec now says.
> > I'm tempted to allow the serialisation of PIs with the name "xml", and
> > to allow the splitting of CDATA blocks with ]]>. Opinions?
> The former wouldn't result in well-formed XML, but the latter is cool.
I've decided to not allow it for now.
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