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- From: David Schach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 12 Jun 1997 10:11:23 -0700
I think Tim misunderstood your question. In the XML DTD, it is legal to
have multiple AttistDecl's for a given element type (see section 3.3).
This doesn't change the validity constraint of section 3.1. Attributes
in tags have to be unique.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Light [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 1997 1:19 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Repeating attribute specifications
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Tim
> Bray <email@example.com> writes
> >>Is there anything in the XML spec which corresponds to the SGML
> >>stricture that "there can only be one attribute specification for
> >>attribute definition", i.e. that you can't have repeated attribute
> >>specifications within a single start-tag?
> >No. This is legal in XML. And in SGML, with the recent TC. -T.
> The other answer I got to this question quoted the XML Lang spec
> (section 3.1):
> "Validity constraint - Unique Att Spec:
> No attribute may appear more than once in the same start-tag."
> This seemed to deal with the issue pretty conclusively: I had just
> failed to look under "start-tags" while thinking about attributes ;-)
> Is this all about to change with the 30 June update?
> Richard Light
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