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From Andy Clark <an...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HTML Parser Update Available
Date Fri, 12 Apr 2002 12:55:18 GMT
Harald Hett wrote:
> The value "nochange" sounds good. I think it would be better to use this
> value instead of "default" or "no". It leaves no doubt about, what the
> parser does. Whereas the value "default" could be misunderstood in "let
> the parser do what he defaults to", which can also mean "convert it in a
> particular case".

Very good point! 

But I am thinking of changing it to "balance" or "match". The 
reason why is because even if the NekoHTML parser accepts your 
element names as-is, it still MUST modify the end tag name to 
match the start tag name. This is required to produce a well-
formed XML document.

For example:


This should come out as (using NSGMLS format):


and NOT the following:


What do you think about the name change? Which one do you
prefer? Or do you have another suggestion?

> Thank you for informing. I am anxious about what comes out.
> Happy Coding!

I put in the name-case properties already as well as the
the property to set the default encoding. Next will be
the infoset augmentations to indicate "synthesized" events.
After that, it's just a matter of updating the docs and
releasing the new version.

But I'm getting tired so I'll probably do that tomorrow.

Andy Clark * andyc@apache.org

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