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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Design Strategy

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Not sure what you mean by "rest of the data can be pulled from DTD" - a
DTD contains metadata, not data.  Are you perhaps referring to use of
default values within a DTD?

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

"Tippabhotla, Ravishanker" wrote:
> Hi All,
>     In one of our projects we were using file based data communication
> between various systems.Now this is being changed to xml design.Typically
> the data is different for few fields and rest of the fields assume same
> values.Iam thinking of designing the xml  instance with the fileds that vary
> in their content and rest of the data can be pulled from DTD. Also if the
> field values change,they can be changed in DTD only.
> can anybody comment or suggest a better approach,if any.
> Regards,
> RaviShanker Tippabhotla
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