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Re: simplifying comments in SGML '97

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 12:25:41 +0000
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19961212122541.006ac92c@mail.u-net.com>
To: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>, W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>

>
>This would introduce another case of feature-dependent syntax
>in SGML, which is an unmitigated evil.  
>
>See <URL:http://www.naggum.no/~erik/sgml/against.html> for
>a long discussion of the hazards of feature-dependent syntax...


ISO has this week passed a resolution asking its SC's to avoid preparing
standards
that allow multiple incompatible configurations of products conforming to
them to be created!!
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Martin Bryan, The SGML Centre, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PU, UK 
Phone/Fax: +44 1452 714029   WWW home page: http://www.u-net.com/~sgml/
Received on Thursday, 12 December 1996 07:26:12 EST

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