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

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Jan 21 22:14:21 GMT 1999

Sean Mc Grath wrote:

> RTF doesn't map well to XML -- even very low level -- formatting
> oriented XML -- because of the way RTF is structured.

Actually it's easy, just not DIRT easy.  HTML Tidy does the
right thing, inserting extra end tags but remembering that
it has done so and then inserting start tags at the first
possible minute so that



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