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Re: SERIOUS concerns about implementation

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 20 Feb 1997 23:30:52 +0000 (GMT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <199702202330.XAA00997@curia.ucc.ie>
At 10:29 20/02/97 -0600, MSMcQ wrote:
[ent sets]
>I for one thought it was obvious long ago, [...]  
>So I'm neither surprised nor shocked by Peter
>Murray-Rust's discovery, though I am alarmed to see that some members of
>the WG seem surprised by it.

I just hadn't gotten round to thinking about it. I knew my DTDs would
need editing, but as you say, you only need do it once.

>Nothing has changed.  Is there a reason to revisit the decisions?

No, but it should remain true to say that a carefully-edited set of ent
files and dtds will remain usable with standard SGML tools.

> to discover 1000s of internal "homepages" that grew overnight
> like magic mushrooms on a rich motherlode of corporate horseshit.
                          Copyright 1996, IBM.  All Rights Reserved
Received on Thursday, 20 February 1997 18:35:55 UTC

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