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Re: B.11 Empty end-tags?

From: Bill Smith <bill.smith@Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 10:33:57 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <libSDtMail.9610141033.13604.bsmith@providence>
Liam Quinn wrote:

> I have no objection to </> in XML as long as there is no OMITTAG,
> although it does slightly reduce robustness in the face of transmission
> error or user error.

This is an important point. The form </TAG> permits graceful error recovery by 
an intelligent application.

Also, Jon Bosak's comments on ease of processing are compelling.
Received on Monday, 14 October 1996 13:34:23 UTC

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