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Re: C.7 inclusions and exclusions?

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 12:19:17 GMT
To: Michael Sperberg-McQueen <U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU>
Cc: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <327375ae.13264552@mail.alink.net>
On Thu, 17 Oct 96 13:21:38 CDT, Michael Sperberg-McQueen
<U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU> 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)?

Yes. SGML DTDs should be really, really simple.
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