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   Re: [xml-dev] How to spell "No PSVI" in XSLT 2.0 ?

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Mike Champion wrote:
> It's clear that elements,
> attributes, text, and namespaces are more or less universal,
> so they belong at the lowest level.  DTDs, data types, 
> content model constraints, etc. all have their uses and
> belong in the hierarchy, but not in the base.

I agree, except for the bit about namespaces being universal.
I very rarely need or use them in my own vocabularies.
Or am I in the minority here?

> Wait a minute, DTD's *are* useful!  We should
> all just define entities containing our pet rants on this 
> topic and reference them when appropriate.  That would save lots of typing,
> if only DTDs were supported in email tools :~)

Nah, that's not the Web way.  Pet rants should be identified by URIs.

<URL: http://www.flightlab.com/~joe/sgml/sanity.txt >
<URL: URN:pin:je30#namespaces-are-a-PITA >

--Joe English



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