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Re: Using HyTime Arcform stuff (was Re: Ephemeral XML?)

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 1997 21:30:31 -0800
Message-Id: <199701260530.VAA21789@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
CC: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM
[Liam Quin:]

| Eve L. Maler <elm@arbortext.com> wrote:
| > PI summaries such as this are starting to look really good to me.  They
| > should be easily parsable and can convey the necessary AF information
| > without reliance on #CURRENT-like precedence or painful redundancy.  The
| > only (arguably) better mechanism would be multiple ATTLISTs.
| 
| I agree on both counts.  I would *definitely* prefer multiple attlists,
| so I can add archforms to elements.  That would require an SGML
| improvement/change... but it would be a very interesting one.

This is one of the items currently under discussion for an XML TC to
8879.  No guarantees, but everyone seems to agree that this would be
good to have.

Jon
Received on Sunday, 26 January 1997 00:30:41 UTC

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