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Re: Define a root in a DTD

Peter Flynn wrote:

> The root element is always the one that
> does not appear in the content model of any other element 
> type. All other elements must get mentioned somewhere else,
> but the root element never does.

This may be true in practice, but it is easy to create DTDs where
it is false, e.g.:

<!ELEMENT group (buy|sell|group)+>

where "group" is meant to be the root.

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to do / all things             || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
with art- / lessness           \\ -- Piet Hein