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Re: RS/RE: basic questions



Robert Streich wrote:
> 

> I have a slightly different idea of what the "true" data is in a document
> as compared to Charles. I think the "true" data is anything outside the
> pointy brackets. 7.6.1 essentially tells typists that they don't
> have to worry about the trailing newline after some types of markup. I
> think it's easier to tell them that everything after the MDC is data

Huh?  Is that an overstatement?  For example, prompt strings in 
attribute values while not my idea of a good practice are a common
one.  They are displayable text and are inside the brackets.

len bullard


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