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Re: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML
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At 05:06 8-11-2001, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>At 9:40 AM +0000 11/8/01, David Carlisle wrote:
>>xml:space maybe a better example, that can't be normalised and it is (or
>>should be according to xml) added to every dtd.
>Actually no. It is not added to every DTD. It is added to DTDs for those
>applications that want xml:space. Many XML applications do not see a need
>for xml:space and happily leave it out. Valid documents written in these
>xml:space ignorant applications cannot use xml:space.
Right, but Marcus's point is that there are no (0) XML documents written to
a DTD before xml:space existed.
There are valid XML documents written without xml:id.
It would be good for non-DTD-reading systems to know about IDs in those
Adding xml:id will invalidate those documents.
Re-writing the DTDs is not workable.
Inserting an internal subset or adding PIs to the instances is.
Christopher R. Maden, Principal Consultant, HMM Consulting Int'l, Inc.
DTDs/schemas - conversion - ebooks - publishing - Web - B2B - training
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