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   Re: [xml-dev] Strategies for a lowly XML document

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Tim Bray wrote:

> At 11:01 AM 23/01/02 -0500, Jonathan Borden wrote:
> >Looking at 3 in particular, RDDL in its current form assists the task of
> >3.1 and a RDDL PI would assist the task of 3.2. Would this be useful?
> >
> ><?rddl-doctype href="http://example.org/some-rddl-description.html"; ?>
> Blecch.  Assuming you believe that this is a good idea, stick it
> in a namespaced tribute required to be on the root element.  Then
> you can get at it through all the existing APIs and address it
> with XPath and so on.
> PIs are for application-specific processing IMHO.  This is not
> application-specific at all. -Tim

Point of clarification:

I will count that as a "no" vote for <?rddl-doctype href="..." ?>
Is that yes,no or neutral on <foo:bar rddl:doctype="...">? ***

note: I remain truly ambivalent about the issue of document types, and am
hoping for a really persuasive argument one way or the other along the lines
of "If a document lands on my desk, this approach is not useful"


*** who refuses to divulge the exact algorithm used to tally xml-dev votes


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