there's empty, and then there's REALLY empty

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Oct 29 18:31:55 GMT 1998

Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> Sorry, I'm being too abbreviated.  It's
>  nsgmls -s -wxml -c .../xml.soc
> that produces a surprising result, i.e. it's not the ESIS I'm
> surprised at, it's the error message(s).

Well, I guess what surprises me is that there's only one error
message rather than two.  For whatever reason, nsgmls is totally
ignoring zero-length CDATA sections rather than following the rules
from clause 3.2.1.

John Cowan		cowan at
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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