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Re: B.10 Empty elements?



> Get ready to answer this same question a few hundred times 
> a year.  No matter how we explain it, the <e></e> looks redundant 
> for an EMPTY element and a lot of SGML hackers are taught not to 
> do it.  It will be a tough habit to break because from the 
> author's perspective, not the parser programmer, it looks like 
> YetAnotherReasonSGMLIsUgly.

Which is why I prefer something like
<e.br>
or
<@br>
both of which are either legal with RCS or can be made legal with a
small change to the SGML declaration.  Sorry for beating a drum until
it breaks... but I have lousy metre  :-)

Lee