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Re: DTD and Illegal Construct
- From: Marcus Carr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 14:00:49 +1100
Deborah Aleyne Lapeyre wrote:
> Wow, it was so good to see Sam Wilmott quoted again,
> he is one of our industries real thinkers.
No question - he's one of the smartest people around.
> My personal favorite ambiguity puzzle (which I used to
> give to SGML DTD-writer classes) goes something like this:
Without doubt, my favorite is:
a, (b, a)*, b?
It's the only form of ambiguity that can't be resolved while preserving
the original intent of the model - but feel free to try...
Marcus Carr email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allette Systems (Australia) www: http://www.allette.com.au
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