Feeler for SML (Simple Markup Language)

Clark C. Evans clark.evans at manhattanproject.com
Thu Nov 11 22:29:51 GMT 1999

I'd call it SXML...

On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Don Park wrote:
> o No Attributes (ouch!)

Hmm.  On the plus side, this would eliminate
the famous "attribute or element" debate.

> o No PI, Comments, Notations, or CDATA sections
> o No document type declaration


> o UTF-8 encoding only

I'm kinda ingnorant... would it still be
possible to handle oriental character sets
with UTF-8 ? 

> o No non-character entity references
> o No predefined character entities (I am iffy on this one)


> What do you guys think?  

Sounds like many many people are using XML
in this way *anyway* -- why not give it
a name?


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