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Re: SGML and XML

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 1996 00:32:51 -0500
Message-Id: <199611300532.AAA00568@nathaniel.ebt>
To: tbray@textuality.com
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>>We do have to get the same whitespace
>>behaviour with and without a DTD, so
>
>Why? - Tim

Otherwise systems that do/do not have DTD's will produce different
results for exactly the same documents. That will effectively mean 
that for *canonical* forms, one must always have a DTD.
Received on Saturday, 30 November 1996 00:34:13 EST

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