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Re: [xml-dev] ten years later, time to repeat it?

Well, how about disallowing DTDs for validation, just allow the
entitty declaring functionality with only internal entity declarations
allowed, external DTDs should have absolute url. That gets rid of a
good deal of complexity.

Bryan Rasmussen

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 6:50 AM, Rick Jelliffe <rjelliffe@allette.com.au> wrote:
> Tim Bray wrote:
>  >
>  > In 2002, I proposed XML-SW (http://www.textuality.com/xml/xmlSW.html)
>  > which retains namespaces but discards DTD's (thus entities and
>  > notations and so on) and the <!DOCTYPE>, also rolling in the
>  > Information Set and xml:base.   I still think it's a good idea.
>  +1 (except I'd like for all the W3C and math special character entities
>  to be built-in: too many people like them and XHTML uses them)
>  Cheers
>  Rick Jelliffe
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