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RE: RS/RE, again (sorry)

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 19:01:07 -0500
Message-Id: <199612140001.TAA00664@nathaniel.ebt>
To: jeanpa@microsoft.com
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>>This is a fact only if we make it so. We are defining the standard. XML
>>already requires _not_ breaking lines in mixed content. Any editor
>>shenanigams in such places will be application-visible, so the flexibility
>>being gained is in fact rather small, for most documents which are composed
>>mostly of mixed-content.
>Look, an  application *has* to cut lines where it can and if there is a
>long stream of text, it is going to cut it.

Perhaps I'm just stupid, but I really can't see why... care to explain?
Received on Friday, 13 December 1996 19:02:23 UTC

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