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   Re: empty tags and the XMl 1.0 spec

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  • From: Chris Maden <crism@oreilly.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Fri, 12 Mar 1999 13:17:36 -0500 (EST)

[Elliotte Rusty Harold]
> "Empty-element tags may be used for any element which has no
> content, whether or not it is declared using the keyword EMPTY. For
> interoperability, the empty-element tag must be used, and can only
> be used, for elements which are declared EMPTY."
> 
> Is there any way out of this conundrum?

See the definition of "for interoperability" in 1.2.

-Chris
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