Re: Hot Metal and HTML (Peter Flynn)
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 94 10:44:36 EDT
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From: (Peter Flynn)
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Subject: Re: Hot Metal and HTML
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> I have spoken briefly to someone at SoftQuad about this problem.
> It appears that the DTD that was sent out with HoTMetal was bit
> more rigorous than most information providers need at the moment.
> While it is great for creating new HTML files, it is not so helpful
> when it comes to importing existing material. 

I would be very surprised indeed if _any_ DTD would allow import of
the 95% rubbish masquerading as HTML currently on the web.

> Apparently we can expect SoftQuad to release an update with 
> a much more liberal and forgiving DTD sometime soon.

Yuri did forward me a HoTMetaL dtd which he said was "more forgiving".
I'll dig it out and see how it works.