Re: Problems validating the W3C schema DTD's
Andrew Layman wrote: > > The MSXML parser requires that any "xmlns" attribute declared in a DTD must > be FIXED because, if you want to use the DTD to validate an instance, you > must use exactly the same prefixes in the instance as were used in the DTD. Nevertheless the parser rejects documents that are valid both according to the XML and XML namespaces specification. > Looking at the same point from another angle, DTDs do not treat namespace > prefixes as symbolic intermediaries, but instead as ordinary characters in > element and attribute names. As such, their binding is fixed by the author > of the DTD, and any alteration of the binding in a document instance would > produce an instance no longer described by that DTD. When that occurs you can signal the error. -- Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco The dress code in Las Cruces New Mexico has been tightened [to] target Gothic clothing, such as dark trench coats. "It is not a witch hunt" Superintendent Jesse L. Gozales said. "It is for the safety of the kids in our schools." - Associated Press, May 16 1999 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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