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Re: Shortrefs fatally flawed

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 96 18:55:29 EDT
Message-Id: <9610022255.AA19165@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org, jenglish@crl.com
> BTW, do many parsers support extending the short 
> reference delimiter set?  I know SP does, and SGMLS 
> does not.

No SoftQuad product supports short references (or datatag) today.
There are no plans, as far as I know, to add that functionality,
although I wouldn't necessarily know if there were.

SoftQuad Explorer and Panorama do not support minimisation; if there
are no EMPTY elements (and no CONREF), Panorama does not need a DTD; the
parser it uses is not a validating SGML parser.  It is not sensitive to
RS/RE and/or white space -- and displays tables just fine :-)


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