Re: HTML: use SGML keyboarding features?

Tim Berners-Lee (
Wed, 9 Dec 92 09:59:19 +0100

We should insist that anything shipped on the net and described
as conforming HTML is normalized a la DTD.

That doesn't stop parsers being tolerant of unnormalized stuff.
These keyboarding aids are just a poor man's HTML editor. Others will use
editor macros etc. SGML is not going to survive by pretending to be a
keyborad entry format. (They also look horrible to me but then so do a number
of aspects of SGML... )