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Doc Bug #72725 Document what are allowed characters for XMLWriter::startElement's name
Submitted: 2016-08-01 12:43 UTC Modified: 2016-08-01 13:24 UTC
From: bobik at ibobik dot cz Assigned:
Status: Open Package: XML Writer
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 [2016-08-01 12:43 UTC] bobik at ibobik dot cz
This code will return nothing because of brackets characters in the tag name:


On the should be documented what characters should not be there.


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 [2016-08-01 13:24 UTC]
From reading the description of $name ("The element name."), I
would assume that any valid XML Name as specified by the
respective XML standard[1] is allowed.

Note also that XMLWriter::startElement() is supposed to raise a
warning, if an invalid $name is given, see

[1] <> for XML 1.0
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