brainstorming: which formats to use and which to avoid

Jaime E . Villate villate at
Tue Jun 12 14:44:12 UTC 2001

On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 03:00:28PM +0100, Marc Eberhard wrote:
> Good point. Didn't think that far yet... so XML should only be listed in
> connection with a corresponding free DTD. I guess XHTML or so is then free,
> because it's based on XML and the DTD is free. Free in the sense of
> available and documented.

That reminds me of a program I once used, whose author claimed it was free
because its C code was distributed in the tarball. When I wanted to make a
change I realized the C code had been obtained from flex, and the author would
not release the flex source file!


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