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Re: RS/RE: basic questions



At 08:25 23/09/96 -0400, Paul Prescod wrote:
>At 09:30 PM 9/22/96 -0700, Joe English wrote:
>>(Personally I wouldn't mind disallowing inclusion
>>exceptions, and restricting PIs and comment declarations
>>to element content or even to the prolog; but I do think 
>>that disallowing mixed content is too restrictive.)
>
>Can somebody help me?
>
>Joe seems to be proposing that if we
>
>* restrict PIs and comments to element content
>* restrict mixed-content-models to "|"
>* disallow inclusion exceptions
>
>then we can reduce the RS/RE handling rules to "Robert's Rules" ( =) ) of
>
>In data content:
> 1. If an element begins or ends with a newline [not entirely
>    accurate, but this is what people see], the newline is ignored.
> 2. Newlines inside markup are ignored.
> 3. All other newlines are passed on.
>
>Is this really the case?

For that to be the case, you would also need to disallow marked section
declarations in mixed content.