Re: Current Status of Discussion on RE/RS Handling

At 06:02 PM 9/26/96 CDT, Paul Grosso wrote:
>I don't know how much to weigh cases such as:
>	<p>He was <em>over- </em>sensitive.</p>
>which would come out in XML as:
>	He was over-sensitive.
>and in SGML as: 
>	He was over- sensitive.

Well, an SGML tool working with HTML data already has this problem, right?
For instance, in HTML, multiple spaces are collapsed, except in PRE. Can't
we treat the XML whitespace-in-mixed-content rules as application conventions?

 Paul Prescod