Re: %flow and headers and address

Mon, 30 Sep 1996 19:33:08 -0500 (EST)

Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 19:33:08 -0500 (EST)
From: Foteos Macrides <MACRIDES@SCI.WFBR.EDU>
Subject: Re: %flow and headers and address

Peter Flynn <> wrote:
>	   Have you included stuff from the MicroSoft DTD?  What I'm
>   envisioning is an EVERYTHING.DTD with anything any client has
>   implemented *and*(/or) has been documented (/proposed) formally
>   (via a public DTD), fitted together so that it all fits together
>   if it can, such that any other client could implement any or all
>   of it rationally, and any provider could include any combination
>   in a document instance and pass that to a validator.
>Yes, that's exactly what I'm trying to do, except I'm leaving out
>cruft like PLAINTEXT, XMP, LISTING, NEXTID and so on. But I guess it
>could go back in. I just didn't want a dumbed-down version that was
>crippling itself by being backward compatible to _that_ extent...

	Why not put out a first draft based on you own best judgment,
and invite feedback at that point (when we have it all there to read
and think about)?


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