</> as end tag

Chris Lovett clovett at microsoft.com
Tue Nov 4 01:23:35 GMT 1997

> >In other words, it is a completely experimental feature that is
> >buried in the API and the naive user won't even know it exists.  
> It is deeply buried in the API, yes, but it was shown vividly in the site 
> demonstrating XML with IE 4.0, where it's presented as perfectly ordinary
> and parsed as such.  For instance, the DSO example:
> 	<ITEM>
> 		<TITLE>Number, the Language of Science</>
> 		<AUTHOR>Danzig</>
> 		<PRICE>5.95</>
> 		<QUANTITY>3</>
> 	</>
> 	<DSIG>192817265</>
> 	etc.... (from http://www.microsoft.com/standards/xml/ - XML Parser,
> DSO example.)

Woops - this as an oversight.  Turns out this XML is generated dynamically
via JavaScript and I forgot to update this script.  This will be fixed

> >As for blatant attempts at subversion, I'm just a country boy from
> >Australia, I don't get involved in that sort of thing :-)  So, enough
> >politics.  I'm more interested in constructive feedback from people you
> >actually played with the new parser....
> On Sunday, I ran a lot of my files that had demonstrated freaky parsing 
> behavior in the past - files that parsed as valid when they were
> wrong (some referred to the wrong DTD, for instance), files that used 
> parameter entities, and files that wouldn't parse at all.  They all seem
> work properly now - so at least the bugs I had found are now dead.  (I
> used jview - I'll run it through Sun's JDK and see what happens when I
have a 
> chance.)

Music to my ears.  Finally some good news :-)

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