Re: IETF HTML V. 2.0 Question

Solko, Dave (SOLKODE@exchange.uc.edu)
Wed, 12 Jun 1996 08:59:48 -0400


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From: "Solko, Dave (SOLKODE)" <SOLKODE@exchange.uc.edu>
To: "'murray@spyglass.com'" <murray@spyglass.com>
Cc: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: RE: IETF HTML V. 2.0 Question
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 1996 08:59:48 -0400

>
>From: 	murray@spyglass.com
>Sent: 	Thursday, June 6, 1996 9:39PM
>
>Figure 3 on page 360 of Goldfarb's "The SGML Handbook" describes the
>SGML
>markup characters. Those that are processed in a document instance need
>to
>be 'escaped'. In HTML these include STAGO ('<'), TAGC ('>'), LIT ('"')
>and
>ERO ('&').
>

So, in order for my HTML to be proper SGML, I have to use the escape
characters for all quotes, ampersands and angle-brackets? I have only
found the need to escape from the angle-brackets (and actually, only the
less than sign) in order for my HTML to be displayed correctly and
validate.
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