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   Re: [xml-dev] converting XML Schema to DTD

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Banerjee, Saurabh wrote:

> Thanks John! Actually the question was what is the equivalent of the
> following schema definition in DTD terms?

Ah.  DTDs have no equivalent of xs:all at all.   You either have
to tighten up the content model and require ordering, or loosen
it and allow multiple fnames and lnames.

My advice, if this is a real problem and not a mere test, would
be to go with commonName, sortName anyhow, because you cannot
be guaranteed to have just two parts to a name, nor which part is
appropriate to sort on:

    <commonName>George W. Bush</commonName>
    <sortName>Bush, George W.</sortName>


    <commonName>DavÝ­ Oddsson</commonName>
    <sortName>DavÝ­ Oddsson</sortName>

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