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Re: KISS (was: Parameter entity references in WF docs)

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 97 23:54:53 EDT
Message-Id: <9706030354.AA02289@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Said Len:
> So my rant is and remains, if you can live without it for a season or
> two, dump it.  Get your software into the marketplace.  Find out what is 
> needed, by the user (not us) then come back for XML 2.0.

I agree with this.    Very much so.

If many XML users won't be using DTDs, PEs will merely discourage
implementations very slightly without adding any functionality at all for
most users -- not what we want.

If most XML users work with DTDs, it's another matter.

Received on Monday, 2 June 1997 23:54:58 UTC

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