Re: Capitalizing on HTML

>  From paul@arbortext.com Thu Sep 19 10:36:56 1996
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>  And if they do use marked sections and entities and stuff that's not
>  in XML, then there is no way to "save as XML" without losing information.

It depends what you mean by "information". Certainly the information that
something was in a marked section would be lost, but why can't you just
output the contents of the included MS and refrain from outputing the
whole ignored MS?

>  So, perhaps better than "save as XML" is an edit or validation mode
>  "restrict to XML".  Given a valid XML DTD, all this means is not allowing
>  users to "declare marked sections" and "declare entities" so this wouldn't
>  be difficult.