RE: RE: SGML On The Web
Simon St.Laurent wrote: > SGML and XML buy you many more things than can Tag Soupish > HTML, though they certainly can provide the same things as > HTML. I think the problem for XML has been convincing > anyone that they actually need those additional things, and > Tag Soup continues to dominate in the absence of any > convincing need for serious change. It will take a leader to change that. The possibilities of software consuming web pages would be convincing enough, I would think. XPath queries on tag soup doesn't work very well... If, say, Google were to return predictable XHTML (even as text/html)... Or Microsoft were to generate it for their MSDN pages... Or Amazon.com... Etc. /Jelks
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