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Re: RS/RE, again (sorry)

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 22:54:30 -0800
Message-Id: <199612170654.WAA06247@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
CC: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM
[Paul Grosso:]

| If we have defined the concept of well-formed XML precisely so that we
| can deal with XML instances without DTDs, then I suggest we refine the
| definition of well-formedness to include what we might call
| "normalized whitespacing." An XML document is well-formed (and
| therefore can be properly processed without reference to a DTD) *only*
| if it contains no (non-markup) whitespace that would be insignificant
| if it were parsed with reference to its DTD.

I rather like this idea, but what do you mean by "its DTD"?  There are
an infinite number of candidates.

Received on Tuesday, 17 December 1996 01:56:54 UTC

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