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At 10:26 AM 6/24/2002 -0700, Paul Prescod wrote:
>I think it is worth pointing out that tag ommission and short-tagging
>are light years away from each other in terms of language parsing theory
>and practical implications. Most programming languages use
>short-tagging. i.e.

Yes, and as a result I have constant problems with balancing braces and 
frequently end up with things like:
    }//end if
   }//end for
  }//end if
}//end method

Parsing theory and human capabilities aren't always a good match.  There 
are, of course, lots of tools that deal with simplifying these problems...

Simon St.Laurent
"Every day in every way I'm getting better and better." - Emile Coue


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