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Re: simplifying comments in SGML '97

From: Len Bullard <cbullard@HiWAAY.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 12:01:08 -0600
Message-ID: <32B58E64.5D3C@HiWAAY.net>
To: David Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
David Durand wrote:
> 
> And let's not
> kid ourselves, the view of SGML in the Internet world is quite
> negative. In my experience, this is usually caused by a mixture of
> ignorance as the the point of SGML, and technical repugnance at the
> clarity, consistency, and implementation difficulty of the language
> definition.

And the uncalled for public beating it took at the hands of the 
HTML religious zealots, value-pair practicioners, etc.  Let's 
not reopen this discussion for any reason.  All the wounds 
are still fresh.

Who is kidding who...

len bullard
Received on Monday, 16 December 1996 13:01:19 EST

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