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Re: XHTML

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 10:49:07 -0500 (EST)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.96.991123104542.18958A-100000@bacon.math.uwaterloo.ca>
On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Frank Boumphrey wrote:

> SGML based HTML responds too slowly to change, with XML based XHTML it will
> be possible for interested parties to create their own subsets and add them
> to XHTML.

What a silly statement.  It would be just as easy for HTML to evolve in
SGML as it is in XML.  No one is forcing you to use one Document Type
Declaration.  Arguably you can't really do that anyway.  That's why
architecture forms exist.
 
-- 
Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
       <http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/~roconnor/>
``And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message''
-- Anindita Dutta, ``The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy''
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