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   Re: Specifying numbers as attribute values

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  • From: "John E. Simpson" <simpson@polaris.net>
  • To: Mallikarjuna Sangappa <malliks@rocketmail.com>, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 15:40:10 -0400

At 12:11 PM 05/21/1999 -0700, Mallikarjuna Sangappa wrote:
>Is it possible to specify numbers as attribute values
>in a XML DTD. 

In absolute terms, yes. But in relative terms, one has to add, "well, it
depends...." In this case it depends on the attribute type. IDs can't be
numeric only, for instance -- they've got to at least *start* with a name
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