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Re: Doctypes, Declarations, and HTML Versions

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:25:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.991012132250.19250A-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Frank Boumphrey wrote:

> > The difficultly of making an SGML parser is probably overblown.
> 
> having written parsers for both i can assure you that it is not!!
> 
> Writing a non-validating XML parser is quite simple. Also if you want a
> validating parser there is a whole series of XML parsers that can be had for
> the asking. Incorporating them in your soft ware takes no more than a few
> lines of code.

No doubt writing a XML is much much much easier than writing an SGML
paser.  But still.  How many lines does it take to incoperate nsgmls into
your code?

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Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
       <http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/~roconnor/>
``And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message''
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