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Re: The RE rules in 14 lines



On Thu, 26 Sep 1996 14:42:50 -0700, Joe English <jenglish@crl.com> wrote:

>
>Charles@sgmlsource.com (Charles F. Goldfarb) wrote:
>>
>> For XML and SGML:
>>
>> An RE in data is insignificant (i.e. not passed to an application,
>> which is to say, not part of the grove) when it occurs in any of the
>> following patterns:
>>
>>   start-tag  nondata*  RE
>>   RE         nondata*  end-tag
>>   RS         nondata+  RE
>>
>> In applying this rule, a reference is transparent; only its
>> replacement is considered.
>
>
>Perhaps "start of element" and "end of element" would be
>more appropriate than "start-tag" and "end-tag"?
>
Yes. Sorry, there is no difference in XML but of course there is in SGML.
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