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   Re: DTD specified by client or server?

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: Tim Daplyn <timd@cre.canon.co.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 11:56:54 +0000

Although XML as such makes no provision for this, several parsers,
including LTXML [1], based on RXP [2], allow you to specify a doctype
which is used for validation _regardless_ of whether the instance
has a <!DOCTYPE...> or what it is if there is one.  This is probably
what you want.


[1] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/software/xml/
[2] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~richard/rxp.html
  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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