Re: HTML 4.0 and SGML ... RTFM? (was Re: XMP)

Peter Flynn (
12 Aug 1997 21:07:27 +0100

Date: 12 Aug 1997 21:07:27 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <>
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Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 and SGML ... RTFM? (was Re: XMP)

   > No chance...too late for HTML. And for XML they are painfully aware of it.

   Why? If the specs are explicit why should new HTML constructs be harder
   to support than constructs from Netscape HTML or SunSoft etc.?

They wouldn't be: I am guessing that most browser makers are not going
to put much effort into developing HTML if they decide to go for XML.
But an XML version of HTML could combine this.