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Re: And the DTD says, "I'm NOT dead yet!!"
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@------.--->
Date: 1/8/2001 10:55:00 PM
I can see that XML schema does not cover entity declarations - but RELAX claims that it's use of hedgeRules allows the creation and naming of a hedge model that mimics the way parameter entities are used in DTD's. Is this the same kind of entity, as the word seems to be used in a number of different contexts ? If anyone can clarify this for me ? Thanks ! Caroline Norman Walsh wrote: > / Dan Vint <dvint@s...> was heard to say: > | I didn't doubt that someone with way too much time on their hands would > | eventually do somehting like this. ;-) > > LOL! > > | What gets me is the statement that > | DTDs are dead when the statment only comes from one side of the world. It > | seems to me that DTDs have worked and would continue to work as long as > | software continues to support them. > > I hear you. > > | BTW, how are you handling entities in your conversion effort? Seems that > | Schemas has sort of punted on this issue currently, which might not be > | a problem in the data centric world and maybe not an issue in XML if some > | one would ever implement the fragement standard. > > DocBook doesn't define any entities, so I didn't have to cross that > bridge. If I'd had to cross it, I don't know how I would have. That's > a gaping chasm. > > Be seeing you, > norm > > -- > Norman Walsh <ndw@n...> | There has never been a perfect > http://nwalsh.com/ | government, because men have passions; > | and if they did not have passions, > | there would be no need for > | government.--Voltaire