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Rick Jelliffe scripsit:

> For example, at the ISO DSDL meeting we had a suggested requirement 
> from a large European publishing house that we can validate than
> a mixed content element in the Dutch language should only contain
> Dutch characters.

An interesting idea.  All schema languages known to me are weak in
supporting mixed content; even RNG, which is the strongest, cannot
express this constraint.  (I don't really know Schematron: can it

It also turns out to be a hard problem to say what "Dutch characters"
are.  Even English has corner cases like co÷perate and fašade.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


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