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Re: Public review of XML 1.0 Second Edition

From: Dave Peterson <davep@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 23:24:08 -0400
Message-Id: <a04310103b5be66874c59@[]>
To: xml-editor@w3.org
Under "Status of This Document" you assert:

>This document specifies a syntax created by subsetting an existing, 
>widely used international text processing standard (Standard 
>Generalized Markup Language, ISO 8879:1986(E) as amended and 
>corrected) for use on the World Wide Web.

As described in this text, you appear to be explicitly including the WebSGML
modifications.  However, the "for compatibility" parts often are not necessary
for compatability with SGML unless the WebSGML modifications are not included
in the SGML with which one is trying to be compatible.  Some explanation
is needed.
Dave Peterson

Received on Monday, 14 August 2000 23:23:32 UTC

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