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Re: Shortrefs fatally flawed

From: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 1996 13:47:52 -0700
Message-Id: <199610022047.AA09447@mail.crl.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org

W. Eliot Kimber <kimber@passage.com> wrote:

> Note also that "\" *can* be used with the RCS as a shortref delimiter, you
> just have to use a numeric character reference in the SGML Declaration, e.g.:
> 
>          DELIM    GENERAL  SGMLREF
>                   SHORTREF SGMLREF  "&#092;<" 
>                                     "&#092;&" 
> [...]


... but if you do that it's no longer the 
Reference Concrete Syntax, no?

BTW, do many parsers support extending the short 
reference delimiter set?  I know SP does, and SGMLS 
does not.


--Joe English

  jenglish@crl.com
Received on Wednesday, 2 October 1996 16:47:50 UTC

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