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   RE: Modified DTDDeclHandler

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: Ronald Bourret <rbourret@ito.tu-darmstadt.de>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 12:17:51 -0500 (EST)

Ronald Bourret writes:

 > Is it worth distinguishing between elements that can only contain PCDATA 
 > and elements that can contain both PCDATA and subelements?  I realize that 
 > the XML spec doesn't have separate terms for these, but in real life they 
 > are very different.  A PCDATA-only element is very close to an attribute, 
 > while an element containg PCDATA and elements is a very different beast 
 > altogether.

You can distinguish that by looking at the normalised content model.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com

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