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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <SimonStL@classic.msn.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jul 98 15:09:34 UT

W. Eliot Kimber wrote a long time ago:
>This is not true. You can include any kind of data in an XML document,
>including scripting languages. What there is not is a standard or
>convention for interpreting any particular script language. But XML gives
>you everything you need to *declare* the script you're using sufficient to
>allow processing programs to recognize the fact of script use and do
>whatever it is they do.
>[material skipped]
> <?XML version="1.0"?>
> <!DOCTYPE MyDoc [
>  <!NOTATION JavaScript PUBLIC "+//IDN netscape.com//NOTATION Java
>Script//EN" >
> <!-- Script element contains JavaScript code: -->
> <!ELEMENT Script 
>  (#PCDATA)
> >
> <!ATTLIST Script
>    notation
>      (JavaScript) JavaScript
> >
> ...
> ]>
> <MyDoc>
>  <Script>This is a JavaScript script</Script>
> </MyDoc>

Erp.  Doesn't this (because of the #PCDATA) still leave out all those scripts 
that use < and > for something other than document markup?  Really 
inconvenient, if so.

Simon St.Laurent
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