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Re: simplifying comments in SGML '97

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 12:25:41 +0000
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To: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>, W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>

>This would introduce another case of feature-dependent syntax
>in SGML, which is an unmitigated evil.  
>See <URL:http://www.naggum.no/~erik/sgml/against.html> for
>a long discussion of the hazards of feature-dependent syntax...

ISO has this week passed a resolution asking its SC's to avoid preparing
that allow multiple incompatible configurations of products conforming to
them to be created!!
Martin Bryan, The SGML Centre, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PU, UK 
Phone/Fax: +44 1452 714029   WWW home page: http://www.u-net.com/~sgml/
Received on Thursday, 12 December 1996 07:26:12 UTC

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