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RE: XHTML Invalidity / WML2 / New XHTML 1.1 Attribute

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 07:48:44 -0700
Message-Id: <v04220801b5c0598b625b@[]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 11:27a +0100 08/16/2000, Dave  J Woolley didst inscribe upon an 
electronic papyrus:
>If there is any way of achieving this in SGML
>(unfortunately the specs are not free, and I don't
>have a business need to buy them), it would be
>with "<?".  Commented out material does not exist
>at all as far as the parser is concerned.  (As
>someone else wrote, if the people doing things like
>ASP had thought SGML, they would not have used
>"<%" etc., but it ought to be well known design
>psychology that people re-invent solutions to
>problems with existing solutions because they
>don't want to understand the existing ones.

Ah, but "<%" is for server-side parsing, not client-side.
FileMaker's CDML uses "[FMP-*]" -- it all gets stripped
before reaching the client anyway.

Received on Wednesday, 16 August 2000 10:49:58 UTC

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