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   Re: DOCTYPE ??

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  • From: Eric Bohlman <ebohlman@netcom.com>
  • To: Mahesh Dixit <mdixit@rational.com>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2000 15:44:35 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Mahesh Dixit wrote:

> Do you know if the DOCTYPE is part of XML document or a part of DTD .
> As far as my understanding and the books i read , it seems that DOCTYPE is
> part of XML documents .

Your understanding is correct.  A <!DOCTYPE> declaration may *contain* an
internal DTD subset, *reference* an external DTD subset, or both, but it
is not part of the DTD (and an external DTD subset *must not* contain a
<!DOCTYPE> declaration).

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