Re: DTD Question: Attributes vs Elements
>At 02:33 PM 3/19/99 -0500, Kurt Donath wrote: >> >>What is the criteria for selecting when to define data as an attribute >>or element in a DTD? It always struck me that the only valid reason for using an attribute and not an element is that you can force the writer to add an attribute value, wheras you cant force them to add element content. Mind you you can't force them to add correct content! As every one else has pointed out the rest is religion! Frank Frank Boumphrey XML and style sheet info at Http://www.hypermedic.com/style/index.htm Author: - Professional Style Sheets for HTML and XML http://www.wrox.com CoAuthor: XML applications from Wrox Press, www.wrox.com Author: Using XML on the Web (july) xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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