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Re: Phoney Baloney (was "fighting...")

From: Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 15:10:38 -0800
Message-ID: <38B5BA6E.699E3E48@eng.sun.com>
To: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <roconnor@uwaterloo.ca>
CC: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Arjun Ray wrote:
> 
> > > As for that content - the "if gte vml" etc. bit is a conditional
> > > comment syntax
> 
> I think is it kinda like using <![%vmlIncluded[ ... ]]>, where
> %vmlIncluded is an entity that is set to INCLUDE or IGNORE depending on
> the state of the system according to the appiclation interpreting it.  I
> appears that MS choose some non-standard approch to solving this problem.
> I suppose that what happens when a company ``thinks different''.

Yeah, if they really wanted SGML they should just use SGML. :-)

Murray

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Murray Altheim, SGML Grease Monkey         <mailto:altheim&#64;eng.sun.com>
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   the honey bee is sad and cross and wicked as a weasel
   and when she perches on you boss she leaves a little measle -- archy
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