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Re: Promotion of XHTML

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 17:57:52 -0500
Message-Id: <200301072257.RAA27022@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: "Richard Norman" <normri@samc.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org

> So in a sense they are cleaning up the spec where the the root
> specification can not (since HTML and XHTML are based upon SGML, they
> can not remove these shortcuts from their root I believe)

Sure they can.  The HTML application of SGML could have just not enabled NET
SHORTTAG.  Some people have suggested that it be disabled in an erratum to HTML
4.01...

Boris
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