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   Re: Question About Namespaces and DTDs

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 09:14:47 -0400

At 02:23 AM 7/31/00 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>The main argument is that they don't play well with compound documents,
>because they are outside the regular element tree structure.  As such,
>they are considered hacks.

Drop the passive voice.  Who considers them hacks?

(The Common XML folks consider them risky for other reasons, but I haven't
heard anyone calling them hacks on SML-DEV, so I'd look elsewhere.)

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books


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