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Re: B.10 Empty elements?



At 08:45 AM 10/23/96 -0700, Deborah A. Lapeyre wrote:

>3)  Far last choice is the current SGML situation, which confuses
>new users, is hard to teach, and (stack or no stack) is not pretty to parse.

18 months ago, I would have agreed.  Now, there are many millions of
people who have got used to <IMG> and <BR> and <HR> and so on.

Technically, I *prefer* <e/>.  But I'm going to vote for SGML/HTML
interoperability.

Cheers, Tim Bray
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