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   Re: Attribute Question

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  • From: "Philippe Le Hégaret" <Philippe.Le_Hegaret@sophia.inria.fr>
  • To: XML <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 22:41:44 +0200

Frank Blau wrote:
> If I have 3 attributes ("Format", "Usage", and "Loop") that I want every
> element in my DTD to have, is there a way to globally declare them? Do
> subelements inherit the attributes of the parent element?

  No, there is no way to do this with XML.
  One solution is to use entities :

 <!ENTITY % globalAttributes
    "id ID #IMPLIED">

    type (ol|ul) #FIXED "ul"



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