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Re: [wml] Re: [wml] Re: c) or d)

On Mon, 29 May 2000, Tobias Oetiker wrote:

> *> > In connection with xhtml it might be nice to be able to tell mp4h
> *> > to barf on lone <ddd> tags (they should be <ddd/>) ...
> *> 
> *> What does this verb (`to barf on') mean? My English-French dictionary
> *> and babelfish do not know it.
> *> FYI mp4h recognizes this syntax.
> in xhtml it is invalid to have lone tags like <BR> or <HR> they
> musst be called <BR/> and <HR/> resectively ... this makes the
> parsing much simpler because there is nomore ambiguity ... I guess
> it would be nice to have this functionality in mp4h (as a startup
> option)

it has some dirty implications:
  <simple-tag ...some code with brackets... />
would be valid whereas
  <complex-tag ...same code... >...</complex-tag>
is not.

> *> There is no simple solution, protection cannot be automatic, and user
> *> must understand what he does.
> ok <' was a bad idea ... how about <@@ and @@> :-)

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