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Re: RS/RE: basic questions

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 1996 09:58:48 GMT
To: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Cc: lee@sq.com, papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <32538e22.10647357@mail.alink.net>
On Thu, 03 Oct 1996 00:31:26 -0400, Paul Prescod
<papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

>If we are intent on allowing users to markup documents with newlines between
>elements in element content, then we MUST make those newlines insignificant
>(i.e. eaten by the parser). I suggest that we just make all newlines outside
>of verbatim elements insignificant and be done with it. But now I'm sounding
>like a broken record.

But at least it's playing music!
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