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Re: And the DTD says, "I'm NOT dead yet!!"
- From: Caroline Clewlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Norman Walsh <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 08:56:34 +0000
I can see that XML schema does not cover entity declarations - but RELAX claims
that it's use of hedgeRules allows the creation and naming of a hedge model
that mimics the way parameter entities are used in DTD's. Is this the same
kind of entity, as the word seems to be used in a number of different contexts
If anyone can clarify this for me ? Thanks !
Norman Walsh wrote:
> / 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
> | government.--Voltaire