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Re: SERIOUS concerns about implementation

From: len bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 18:38:44 -0600
Message-ID: <330CEE94.1740@hiwaay.net>
To: "Digitome Ltd." <digitome@iol.ie>
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Digitome Ltd. wrote:
> 
> >I concur completely with Michael.
> >
> >No-one has ever said that existing legacy SGML (or HTML) files will be
> >valid XML files.  They won't.

So what?
 
> I aggree. But I *do* wish we could stop referring to SGML files as "legacy".
> Surely SGML->XML is a "down-translation" not an "up-translation".
> 
> Sean

And the language in fact obscures what the most likely application 
of XML is:  a delivery format on the Web for SGML.

len bullard
Received on Thursday, 20 February 1997 19:38:46 UTC

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