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   Re: [xml-dev] Postel's Law Has No Exceptions

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Simon St.Laurent wrote:

>>The creators of XML were wrong. Postel’s Law has no exceptions."
> Just to be clear, this is Aaron Swartz's argument, not mine.   I
> disagree with Aaron, but for reasons that are not yet coherent enough to
> post.  I figured his provocation was worth some thought, however.

See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-sgml-wg/1997Apr/ and 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-sgml-wg/1997May/ - but only if 
you've got some time to invest.

Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)


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