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   Re: [xml-dev] Question on namespaces and DTDs

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On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Alessandro Triglia wrote:

> First of all, is it true that any well-formed XML document according to
> "Namespaces in XML" must be well-formed according to XML 1.0 in the
> first place?   Is it true that "Namespaces in XML" is - syntactically -
> a subset of XML 1.0?

it's a superset rather, providing an extended syntax compared to XML 1.0.

DTD's don't understand namespaces and are thus pretty useless for defining
XML vocabularies that make use of them. enter XML Schema, with friends.



Martin Klang
http://www.o-xml.org - the object-oriented XML programming language


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