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Re: Final comments, mostly editorial

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Thank - I've applied the editorial comments, but I have a question about:

On 11/27/2013 03:59 PM, John Cowan wrote:
4) (Substantive).  > must be escaped in character content iff it
is preceded by ]]; this is an XML well-formedness requirement.

My reading of the XML specification is this is for the sake of
SGML compatibility, which no-one cares about any more ...

Note SRFI-107 is not a specification of XML documents or XML parsers.
It is an *XML-like* syntax for embedding in S-expressions.  As such,
why should an "SRFI-107 processor" enforce an arbitrary constraint
that ">" must be escaped when following "]]" when not in a CDATA
section?  That's just a pointless extra rule.
	--Per Bothner
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