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Re: WWW: Interoperability Crisis?

From: Louis Theran <ltheran@student.umass.edu>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 00:42:52 -0500 (EST)
To: www-talk@w3.org
Message-id: <9tdu267ujzk.fsf@lessing.oit.umass.edu>

Practical interoperability on the web will be achieved when there are
standards (de jure or de facto) that describe correct
_interpretations_ and _semantics_ for a given document.  But any work
in this area---and the topic has been discussed to death---can be
applied to ``legacy'' HTML nearly as easily as to the shiny new
XML-based HTML DTDs.

Anybody who thinks that a new HTML DTD will fix anything has missed
the point.

Received on Thursday, 8 February 2001 03:47:54 UTC

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