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Re: Asp server side script translations

From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@gate.sinica.edu.tw>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 17:42:07 +0800
Message-ID: <000901beb193$2c700400$dd066d8c@sinica.edu.tw>
To: <html-tidy@w3.org>
 From: Steinar Kjærnsrød <steinar@infostream.no>

> But the Right Thing (TM) for the
> future  would probably be for server implementors to stuff their
> processing instructions inside XML CDATA. This eliminates the need for
> parsers like tidy and others to know the gritty details about all kind of
> processing pragmas.

I don't see why that is the right thing at all. A CDATA section just alters
the delimiter recognition rules. With server-side includes and ASP and JSP
we have a kind of tag introduced which looks, smells and tastes like a PI.
Why have two parsers (one for HTML/XML markup and one for <% %> markup)?

Rick Jelliffe
Received on Tuesday, 8 June 1999 05:53:50 UTC

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