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Re: Anchor terminology

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 30 Dec 1996 19:22:26 +0000 (GMT)
To: ralph@fsc.fujitsu.com
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
Message-id: <199612301922.TAA07800@curia.ucc.ie>
		     "When at anchor here I ride,
		      My bosom swells with pride!
		      And I snap my fingers at the foe-man's taunts  ..."
	   - Gilbert and Sullivan, "HMS Pinafore"

I prefer the last 6 lines of Goethe's _Torquato Tasso_, where the
shipwrecked sailor clings hopelessly to the very rocks on which his
ship has been wrecked :-) Perhaps the irony of this will not be lost
in the pursuit of backward compatibility ad infinitum...

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