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   Re: [xml-dev] Mixed content?

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Jay Burgess wrote:

> Is there a way within a DTD to specify something like the following:
>       <!ELEMENT QuizPage (#PCDATA | Question+)*>

Not if you need to use mixed content. If you don't, I'd do something like:

    <!ELEMENT QuizPage   (OtherText?, (Question, OtherText?)+)>

and store the #PCDATA in the OtherText element. If it isn't necessary that the
constraint be enforced by the DTD or you do need to use mixed content, you
might consider doing a pass with Schematron - it would make light work of that
kind of checking. The element declaration could then be:

    <!ELEMENT QuizPage   (#PCDATA | Question)*>


Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
       - Einstein

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