Word and XML (was: XML standards coherency and so forth)

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Jan 21 20:23:41 GMT 1999

Robin Cover wrote:

> Come to think of it: why should this be "Un*censored*believable"
> given that 99% of Net stuff is illegal HTML, despite a couple
> generations (years) of HTML DTDs?

Most of that was generated by hand, though (or by programs
written by hand, etc.).  Ugly, unreadable
HTML is one thing: violating basic SGML principles like nestedness
is quite another.

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