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Re: SGML and XML

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 18:19:07 -0500
Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19961129231907.00961ac4@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 01:42 PM 11/28/96 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>At 04:16 PM 28/11/96 EST, lee@sq.com wrote:
>>We do have to get the same whitespace
>>behaviour with and without a DTD, so
>
>Why? - Tim

On the other hand, if we have the option of changing SGML (slightly!) so
that we can, Why Not? I would vote for a syntactic distinction between
element content and mixed contents *in instances* so that DTD and DTD-less
parsers can get the same parse in this regard.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Friday, 29 November 1996 18:16:47 EST

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