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poorly implemented SGML features from HTML Re: [whatwg] Re: some issues

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-what@farside.org.uk>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 15:44:52 +0100
Message-ID: <courier.40F15264.00000A7C@mail.farside.org.uk>
Jim Ley writes:
> The things I'm talking about are not in the DTD, they're in the SGML
> declaration. 
> 
> In any case you seem to be of the opionion that I'm opposed to this
> change?  I'm sorry if I gave you that Idea, I'm very much in favour of
> changing the SGML Declaration for WF2, it's a ridiculous situation
> currently.

Sorry, now I'm really confused. Are you suggesting that WF2 should (however 
this is achieved) set 'SHORTTAG NO' in the SGML declaration for WF2 
documents? That would make both <TABLE BORDER> and <IMG ALIGN=TOP> invalid 
in WF2 documents -- why would we want to do that? 

Or are you talking about changing a different part of the SGML declaration? 

Regards,
Malcolm 
Received on Sunday, 11 July 2004 07:44:52 UTC

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