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Re: INFO on add-ons

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: INFO on add-ons
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 04:32:59 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

>   (2) People who actually know XML.  These people will pick up
>       texinfo's syntax in about 35 seconds (both syntaxes are really
>       almost trivial).

Texinfo is too terse.  Often it's ambiguous.  And its parsers
(makeinfo?)  are too graceful; there isn't any so called validator.
Okay, some of us might consider these issues as features ;)

Every project maintainer has to decide on his own whether he want to
make use of things SGML can offer.  For what's worth, SGML is an ISO
standard; XML is not, though.

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