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Re: XML-SW, a thought experiment

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 07:18:07 -0500
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To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>
At 8:43 PM -0800 2/6/02, Tim Bray wrote:


>to XML-SW, aside from the difficult question of what goes in
><?xml version="?", should in all respects conform to all the W3C
>recommendations that went into it.
>

I'm still reading through, but if this actually works as a pure 
subset of XML 1.0, then we could keep version="1.0" and use a 
processing instruction in the prolog to identify it as an XML-SW 
document. It would be very nice if existing XML parsers could handle 
XML-SW documents without updates.
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