[standards-jig] sequence vs. choice

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Thu Feb 7 00:22:34 UTC 2002

Julian Missig wrote:

>If this is going to be in the RFC, we have to get it right and you guys
>have to stop laughing at me for making this clarification.
>body/subject/etc contain PCDATA, not CDATA. The difference is that we
>parse the text inside <body> tags - & becomes the & character and
>such. If <body> contained CDATA, it would not be parsed, & would
>remain &
Whoops, yes.  I've never understood this though, because attributes are 
CDATA (but still parsed for entities)

-David Waite

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