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Re: C.4 Undeclared entities?

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 23:27:47 -0400
Message-Id: <199610260327.XAA05656@nathaniel.ebt>
To: cbullard@HiWAAY.net
CC: dgd@cs.bu.edu, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>Users aren't idiots.  Belief in the lowest common denominator made
>the mess we are trying to fix.  That seems to be a real dividing 
>belief in this group:  some think we are fixing SGML, some think
>we are fixing HTML.  I think we are trying to get our freedom back.

Which is precisely why DTD's should be optional, but certainly 
allowable. As Len rightly notes, a large group of people will
*need* validation. I can think of many examples in my own work
where it would be at the very least useful, and I'm not under
contract to myself ;-)
Received on Friday, 25 October 1996 23:30:11 UTC

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