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Re: XML tags are just a cheap rip-off of PHP tags

From: Sebastian Redl <sebastian.redl@getdesigned.at>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 12:49:59 +0200
Message-ID: <42BBE557.3090502@getdesigned.at>
To: www-html@w3.org

Jasper Bryant-Greene wrote:

>it's
>still invalid XML because it doesn't follow the correct processing
>instruction attr="val" structure like (<?xml version="1.0"
>encoding="utf-8"?>)
>
>  
>
Ignoring that <?xml is not a processing instruction, there's no
requirement whatsoever by the standard on the contents of processing
instructions, aside from being valid markup characters. There's a good
reason why the contents of <?xml-stylesheet are called "pseudo-attributes".

Of course, this whole thread is completely OT on this list.

Sebastian Redl
Received on Friday, 24 June 2005 10:49:31 UTC

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