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On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Peter Ring <pri@magnus.dk> wrote:

> I stand corrected. I should have known better, [1], [2], [3].

You had me going for a moment. It's a while since I read the XML
recommendation in depth, in fact not since I wrote my contributions to
"Professional XML Applications" for Wrox Press. Something could have been
slipped in there.

> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-sgml-xml

I'm rather partial to quite a lot of the stuff listed in there as
unavailable in XML. For example, SHORTREF and USEMAP. And especially case

> There's a suggested workaround here [4], [5].
> [4] http://www.dpawson.co.uk/docbook/styling/profiling.html
> [5] http://www.kosek.cz/xml/dboscon/profiling/frames.html

Thanks for those links. I lost them in a recent system failure. But this
"profiling" technique is, I believe, an obfuscation and that's something
that working on SGML has taught me to eschew. It has it's place but not in
the depths of a 500+ page manual.

Regards, Trevor

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