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Re: (Resend) Re: A7: CDATA, RCDATA, TEMP marked sections?



At 11:30 AM 10/7/96 CDT, Michael Sperberg-McQueen wrote:
>On Sun, 6 Oct 1996 19:37:40 -0400 Paul Grosso said:
>>I see no reason for TEMP, and extremely little for RCDATA.  If we decide
>
>Little, but not nil.  I've needed RCDATA when my SGML examples are trying
>to illustrate the syntax of marked sections:  since CDATA marked
>sections can't have nested marked sections within them, one needs
>something like

I agree. If you're going to have one then why not both. If you are going
to do away with CDATA/RCDATA elements, then you have to have CDATA/RCDATA
marked sections.

I still prefer the element variety since they are much easier for people
to use and I'd prefer to not even have to address marked sections at all.
Don't use 'em now (in instances), don't want to in the future. Just don't
want to have people sticking in CDATA/RCDATA everywhere they feel like.
I can control this with elements, not with marked sections. Since I'm
beginning to see XML as a down-translation more and more, however, I find
I'm less interested in arguing this point.

TEMP should go away.

bob


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