Re: Current Status of Discussion on RE/RS Handling
At 10:43 AM 9/27/96 -0400, David G. Durand" (David G. Durand wrote:
> I like the consistency and simplicity of these rules, but the lack of
>any way to have a "verbatim" element is a fatal flaw. Pandering to typists
>is not a good idea, but removing useful functionality for the sole sake of
>preserving compatibility is far worse.
Isn't a verbatim element just text-entry convenience? Why should it be
preserved instead of the ability to use newlines as formatting around tags?