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Re: SERIOUS concerns about implementation



Len Bullard wrote:

> I think it necessary to say, "we are not fixing SGML; we are 
> subsetting it to make it easier to apply for those cases 
> where the full requirements of SGML are too burdensome, but 
> otherwise, this is still SGML.  What we are doing with the 
> linking is a different matter.  Here we have a subset and/or 
> application of HyTime that is easier to understand and develop and
> will provide a much more powerful linking capability than is 
> currently in use on the Internet."

Why doesn't the same apply to XML itself:

"Here we have a subset of SGML that is easier to understand and develop and provides more powerful markup than is currently in use on the Internet."

This is a positive statement about both XML *and* SGML and is an accurate statement of what has been accomplished.


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