Re: Strict-Mode and Lax-Mode MicroXML
On 03/06/12 10:00, Pete Cordell wrote: [snip] > I see this as a migration strategy to get away from some of the SGML > baggage that is no longer relevant, and maybe in 10 years time we can > safely adopt lax-mode for 99% of what developers want to do and have -- > in comments etc. SGML permitted a bare ampersand in some circumstances: <!doctype foo [ <!element foo - - (#pcdata)> ]> <foo>This is A T & T</foo> Where a document is ephemeral, transient, or non-critical (perhaps 99% of business documents :-) I see no reason why the developers shouldn't have a lax-mode. If they come back 10 years later complaining that their documents won't work any more, we can say nya nya nya... ///Peter
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