Re: XML, HTML, SGML, life, the universe, and everything

>White space handling is problematic enough in 8879 that every product
>interprets the rules its own way. No one (least of all me) would
>complain about XML introducing a reasonable interpretation of how to
>handle this area (particularly as it is application behavior, not
>purely parsing behavior). 

Good to hear. Perhaps we can go back to the most simple and uniform
model of all: no RE/RS elimination.