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Re: XML Draft Section 2.8

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 1996 13:26:11 -0500
Message-Id: <199611161826.NAA18847@nathaniel.ebt>
To: papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
CC: lee@sq.com, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>I don't think that there is a system that is simpler than SGML which is also
>100% interoperable with SGML tools. Making all REs significant certainly
>wouldn't. Some SGML tools use them to format output to make it more human
>readable (and I like that!!!).

Do NOT say RE when you mean newline. That is the whole source of 
confusion here (the fact that people look upon them as one and the

I think have all data be significant in all cases to be a great win:
especially for identity tranforms and parser validation (ie. validation
of parsers).
Received on Saturday, 16 November 1996 13:27:40 UTC

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