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Re: B.10 Empty elements?

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 09:27:45 +0100
To: Michael Sperberg-McQueen <U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU>, W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <96Oct14.092750bst.38692(4)@u-net.net>
At 21:09 12/10/96 +0100, Michael Sperberg-McQueen wrote:
>On 16 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following question.
>A straw poll indicates the question needs further discussion in the work
>group.
>
>B.10 What form should EMPTY elements take, if there are EMPTY elements
>in XML:  <e>, <e/, or <e></e> (where '/' is assumed the NET string)
>(7.3, 11.2.3)?

They should follow SGML's rule of a start-tag with no end-tag
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