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Re: RS/RE: basic questions

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 1996 01:12:31 -0400
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We're thinking about what if we disallowed element content altogether.

At 10:42 PM 10/2/96 -0600, William D. Lindsey wrote:
>Actually, it has been mentioned, by Paul Prescod, I think.
>Doesn't your rule forbidding white space in element content
>amount to the same thing to a DTD-less XML parser? It won't
>know where data isn't allowed.

No, but the application will. Parsers are just front ends for applications.
The application should say "data isn't allowed between these elements" and

 Paul Prescod
Received on Thursday, 3 October 1996 01:49:28 UTC

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