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[whatwg] [html5] tags, elements and generated DOM

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 22:01:49 -0400
Message-ID: <4261C38D.2070405@inkedblade.net>
Jim Ley wrote:
>>>Or at the very least use something that would not confuse people into
>>>thinking that it is an
>>>application of SGML or XML.
>>Do you want to replace "NONSGML" with "THIS-IS-NOT-SGML"?
> No, I want to replace <!DOCTYPE - with something completely different,
> the whole point that anything that looks like an SGML (or XHTML)
> doctype will confuse users into thinking that it is an application of

The vast majority of people out there have never heard of SGML,
and the ones who have are probably clever enough to figure out
that NONSGML means it's not SGML.

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