[Ex-plain] Latest DTD (was ZIG)

Mark Needleman - DRA mneedlem at dra.com
Wed Mar 6 20:26:09 CET 2002


Mike

i actually tend to agree - unless we think we might be able to use some of
the schema functionality to, for instance, impose some tighter
contstraints on elements that can be done in a dtd

mark


On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Mike Taylor wrote:

> > Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2002 10:23:32 -0500
> > From: Ray Denenberg <rden at loc.gov>
> > 
> > Any chance this could be cast as a schema (w3c) instead of a dtd?
> 
> Ray,
> 
> See my warning about XML Fascists at
> http://www.indexdata.dk/pipermail/ex-plain/2002-February/000026.html
> :-)
> 
> What is your actual reason for wanting this to be a schema?  Is there
> some specific functionality you want Explain-- to provide that it will
> be able to do with a schema but not with a DTD?  If not, then IMHO we
> should stick with the old, simpler, better understood and -- crucially
> -- easier to implement -- mechanism.
> 
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