Sean Mc Grath digitome at iol.ie
Mon Aug 25 17:47:50 BST 1997

[David Durand]
>The fact is that whitespace should be controlled by the application.

I disagree. Leaving it to the application lowers the level at which
XML applications can achieve a "lock in effect" on XML documents to
a level that I find worrying.

User A : "What file format is that?"
User B : "It's MicroScape XML."
User A : "I better buy a copy of MicroScape so - otherwise the white space
will get busted again".

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