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Re: C.7 inclusions and exclusions?

From: David G. Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 22:53:50 -0400
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To: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
At 1:21 PM 10/17/96, Michael Sperberg-McQueen wrote:
>On 23 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following
>question.  A straw poll indicates the ERB is leaning to eliminating
>both inclusion and exclusion exceptions.
>C.7 Should XML prohibit the use of inclusion and exclusion exceptions
>in element declarations? (11.2.4, 11.2.5)?


The only problem I ever saw with them was the whitespace stuff, and we're
going to fix that otherwise anyway, right?

Inclusions can make things hard to format, but what is the problem with

I think we should have both, or maybe just exclusions, but not none.

What I'd really like is a "one-level" inclusion so that I could declare an
element and say that it should be included anywhere in the immediate
content of another element. I _know_ we're not going to do that one.

   -- David

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