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Jul 10, 2012, 2:40:44 AM (7 years ago)
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duerst@…
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updated explanation of 'XML Notation' to discuss document versions without ASCII limitations

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  • draft-ietf-iri-3987bis/draft-ietf-iri-3987bis.xml

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    346346digits.</t>
    347347
    348 <t>To represent characters outside US-ASCII in examples, this document
    349 uses 'XML Notation'.</t>
    350 
    351 <t>XML Notation uses a leading '&amp;#x', a trailing ';', and the
     348  <t>To represent characters outside US-ASCII in a document format
     349    that is limited to US-ASCII, this document
     350    uses 'XML Notation'.
     351    XML Notation uses a leading '&amp;#x', a trailing ';', and the
    352352hexadecimal number of the character in the UCS in between. For
    353 example, &amp;#x42F; stands for CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER YA. In this
    354 notation, an actual '&amp;' is denoted by '&amp;amp;'.</t>
     353example, &amp;#x42F; stands for CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER YA<ionly> (Я)</ionly>.
     354In this notation, an actual '&amp;' is denoted by '&amp;amp;'.
     355This notation is only used in the ASCII version(s) of this document,
     356because in the other versions, non-ASCII characters are used directly.</t>
    355357
    356358<t>To denote actual octets in examples (as opposed to percent-encoded
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