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Re: Shortrefs fatally flawed




W. Eliot Kimber <kimber@passage.com> wrote:

> Note also that "\" *can* be used with the RCS as a shortref delimiter, you
> just have to use a numeric character reference in the SGML Declaration, e.g.:
> 
>          DELIM    GENERAL  SGMLREF
>                   SHORTREF SGMLREF  "&#092;<" 
>                                     "&#092;&" 
> [...]


... but if you do that it's no longer the 
Reference Concrete Syntax, no?

BTW, do many parsers support extending the short 
reference delimiter set?  I know SP does, and SGMLS 
does not.


--Joe English

  jenglish@crl.com


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