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At 2002-10-11 07:19 -0700, Dave Winer wrote:
>What is Tag Soup?
>I've heard the term used here several times, and wondered if there was a
I have used this term in my instruction for years to characterize the
jumble of angle brackets acting like tags in HTML in pages that are
accepted by browsers. Improper minimization, overlapping constructs ...
stuff that looks like SGML markup but the creator didn't know or respect
SGML rules for the HTML vocabulary. In effect a soupy collection of text
I've never seen the term defined anywhere.
G. Ken Holman mailto:gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com
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