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Re: Optional features considered harmful

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 1996 15:13:10 -0400
Message-Id: <199610241913.PAA03706@nathaniel.ebt>
To: tbray@textuality.com
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>lightweight and easy to adopt?  At the same time, James is correct that it 
>is unreasonable and wrong to expect render-mostly network browsers to use 
>the SGML transclude-and-parse semantics.  Is there an option-free way to
>reconcile our goals?

Assuming that we do not have asynchronous nodes, can't the 
transclude-parse model be replaced by parser-transclude-parse? 
Validation would complicate it somewhat, but not overly much.
Received on Thursday, 24 October 1996 15:14:46 UTC

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