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Re: revised restatement of the RE rules



> Okay, Let's say I'm Jane WebMeister.

> Does the "one record proposal" mean that this:
> 
> <TABLE>
> <TR><TD>1</TD><TD>2</TD><TD>3</TD><TD>4</TD></TR>
[...]
> Is going to generate a parse tree with many newlines in it, which will 
> probably choke a parser that _does_ use a DTD, because <TABLE> is element
> content?

I think this is an irrelevant point.

A parser creates its own parse tree.  A parser that puts newlines in the
parse tree (presumably as text nodes) will have them, and this will in no
way affect a parser that does not put them there.  THe parse tree is an
in-memory structure.

In any case, ``Jane WebMeister'' is probably a human and has no need to
look inside the software at the parse tree.

Lee


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