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- From: Marcus Carr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Richard Knapp <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 11:36:54 +1000
Richard Knapp wrote:
> Is the following DTD section valid? Is it a good practice?
> <!ELEMENT Point ANY>
> <!ATTLIST Point ID ID #IMPLIED>
> There is nothing in the spec about using a type as an attribute in this manner.
You mean using "ID" as the name of the attribute as well as its declared value?
It's common practice - perhaps even best practice as it is the most descriptive
name available. Some might question the use of ANY, but that's another story...:-)
Marcus Carr email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allette Systems (Australia) www: http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
- From: Richard Knapp <email@example.com>