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

From: len bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 1997 21:01:23 -0500
Message-ID: <33961DF3.796@hiwaay.net>
To: Alex Milowski <lex@www.copsol.com>
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Alex Milowski wrote:
> Some will use SGML, others will not.  Developers will wonder what we were
> thinking not allowing them to include "modules" *in* XML.

Why can the doctype itself not be considered a module?  

> I feel strongly that we should leave them in.
> Simplicity does not always equal functionality.

True but it goes a long way toward first pass 
implementation simplicity and as stated, "training wheels" 
DTDs.  I don't find PEs hard; just rugs for hiding 
domain messiness.

However, I like Dan Connolly's suggestion about functionality  
beyond "pastie thingies" and think that should be 
considered before a final decision about PEs is made.  
This may be a very golden opportunity.

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