Yet another validity question

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Apr 23 15:45:17 BST 1999

Liam R. E. Quin wrote:

> One reason it is there is to allow "elephants", but exclusions were
> later removed from XML:
> in which HOLDER must now be empty but can have a missing end tag.

I suppose you mean "can have an explicit end tag", no?  After all,
ordinary EMPTY elements don't have end tags.
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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