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Re: XML, HTML, SGML, life, the universe, and everything

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 09:08:21 -0500
Message-Id: <199611131408.JAA01584@nathaniel.ebt>
To: Charles@sgmlsource.com
CC: elm@arbortext.com, elm@arbortext.com, tbray@textuality.com, W3C-SGML-WG@w3.org
>White space handling is problematic enough in 8879 that every product
>interprets the rules its own way. No one (least of all me) would
>complain about XML introducing a reasonable interpretation of how to
>handle this area (particularly as it is application behavior, not
>purely parsing behavior). 

Good to hear. Perhaps we can go back to the most simple and uniform
model of all: no RE/RS elimination.
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 1996 09:10:38 EST

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