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Re: SDATA, again

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 08:43:33 -0500
Message-Id: <199612101343.IAA11703@nathaniel.ebt>
To: dgd@cs.bu.edu
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>I take the point, but given that I think the arguments against SDATA are
>specious, I feel compelled to drag us through the damn thing one more time.
>We don't have to pick an optimal solution to significantly improve XML, in
>this case; we don't lose compatibility with SGML as defined, and actually
>retain it with SGML as practiced.

I agree with David here. Even though there are other ways of doing much
the same thing, I favor SDATA over all alternatives, and it doesn't cost
much to add it to the XML spec.
Received on Tuesday, 10 December 1996 08:45:32 UTC

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