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- From: Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 08:58:36 -0400
John Cowan wrote:
> Probably because people believed that SGML tools would be fairly
> important in XML work, at least in the beginning. Except for nsgmls
> as a validity checker, I don't believe that turned out to be the case.
XML ended up breaking too many other SGML rules for this to happen. The
empty end tag syntax was the most serious example but there are others.
Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
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Woody: "That's because they don't throw their garbage away. They make
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