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Re: And the DTD says, "I'm NOT dead yet!!"

/ Dan Vint <dvint@slip.net> 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 <ndw@nwalsh.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
                              | government.--Voltaire