Re: FPI Mythology (was: XHTML Considered Harmful)

On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Arjun Ray wrote:

>> Ignoring for the moment that the reference to ISO 8879 in the XML spec
>> isn't even normative (!)

> you keep complaining that ISO 8879 _is_ a normative reference for

Pointing out that a normative reference should be taken seriously is

> and when the W3C stop using it as such in its other specs, you are
> surprised by this too! :-)

No, that was aimed at the fact that a lot of people (still) think that
XML has a normative reference to SGML.  [Thus, inter alia, an SGML
declaration (such as would be needed by a system like SP) is not a
part of XML at all.]


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