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   Re: [xml-dev] Xml is _not_ self describing

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On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

> >    \begin{person}
> >        \first-name{Gavin}
> >        \last-name{Nicol}
> >    \end{person}

> I'm not sure what you mean by this. Looking at it, there do not seem
> to be any end-tags for first-name or last-name. If that's what you
> meant, then you've reinvented SGML's omitted end-tag syntax, and we
> all know how well that worked. :-) Oh, now I get it. You have \begin
> and a \end for the simple text elements and \begin and \end for
> elements that have children. That might work.

That's TeX syntax; TeX works for me :-)



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