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   Re: XML-Data: advantages over DTD syntax?

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  • From: Michael Leventhal <michael@textscience.com>
  • To: "XML DEV" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 08:02:38 +0200

At 09:46 AM 9/29/97 -0400, Paul Madsen wrote:
>But what does this gain us? What deficiencies with the DTD formalism does it
>Is it the ability to extend object types so that one class of object is a
>specialization of another more general class? 

IMHO, this is a strong reason to chuck DTDs as they now exist.  But not
a goal of XML-DATA.

>Do not Architectural forms provide the traditional DTD syntax just that

So say some but not really.

Michael Leventhal

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