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Re: Short tags

From: len bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 21:51:04 -0500
Message-ID: <337D1D18.28A7@hiwaay.net>
To: Andrew Layman <andrewl@microsoft.com>
CC: "'Peter@ursus.demon.co.uk'" <Peter@ursus.demon.co.uk>, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Andrew Layman wrote:
> Peter Murray-Rust writes:
> >SD1 (short tags).  This is trivial for parser writers, but ... error
> >recovery for missing endtags in WF documents would be effectively error
> >creation.
> The current language definition specifies that there is no tolerance for
> missing end tags.  If the document is missing an end tag, it is not a
> well-formed document and simply cannot be processed.

Which is a good reason sometimes to skip the XML application 
profile of SGML and use SGML instead.  Duh.

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