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   Re: Confusion about conditional sections

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  • From: roddey@us.ibm.com
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 11:24:00 -0700

>I'd say you MUST do this.
>Consider this sort of structure, which I found in a version of
>the XML Docbook DTD:
>    <![ %TOGGLE1; [
>         <!ENTITY % something "contents">
>    ]]>
>    <![ %TOGGLE2; [
>         <!ELEMENT %something; ANY>
>    ]]>
>That is, if you tried to parse the contents of the second conditional
>section and something like the first one hadn't been parsed, you would
>be in undeserved trouble.

That makes sense, yes. I guess that's argument enough that it's the only
way to do it.

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