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Adam Turoff wrote:
> You sound wistful for a subset of DTD syntax that is useful for
> novels and recipies. :-) Do we *really* need <!NOTATION>
> declarations? Are IDs best defined in <!ENTITY> declarations? And
> what about unparsed entities? Conditional sections? Mixed content
No, no, no, yes, yes. (We need to be able to adapt DTDs a bit,
and in running text mixed content is a necessity, unless you
are willing to have an awful lot of stoopid "span" elements.
> A simple DTD schema language
> (with XML Syntax) would probably be the best mesh for the problem
> space you describe; rote translation to XML Schema / RelaxNG should
> solve the interoperability issues.
A subset of the RELAX NG informal syntax would serve very well.
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