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Re: And the DTD says, "I'm NOT dead yet!!"
- From: Norman Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Dan Vint <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 15:34:22 -0500
/ Dan Vint <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
| I didn't doubt that someone with way too much time on their hands would
| eventually do somehting like this. ;-)
| What gets me is the statement that
| DTDs are dead when the statment only comes from one side of the world. It
| seems to me that DTDs have worked and would continue to work as long as
| software continues to support them.
I hear you.
| BTW, how are you handling entities in your conversion effort? Seems that
| Schemas has sort of punted on this issue currently, which might not be
| a problem in the data centric world and maybe not an issue in XML if some
| one would ever implement the fragement standard.
DocBook doesn't define any entities, so I didn't have to cross that
bridge. If I'd had to cross it, I don't know how I would have. That's
a gaping chasm.
Be seeing you,
Norman Walsh <email@example.com> | There has never been a perfect
http://nwalsh.com/ | government, because men have passions;
| and if they did not have passions,
| there would be no need for