Re: Parser compliance
>[Tim Bray:] >> I have often wondered where this myth arose that validating against >> a DTD will tell you, in useful real-world terms, "what's wrong with >> your XML". > [Steve Newcomb] >I have often wondered where this myth arose that DTDs are somewhere >between evil and useless. Probably from the World Wide Web which changed the world in spite of rather than because of, the existence of a DTD for HTML. I sometimes hear SGML people claiming that SGML is a runaway success because the Web is an SGML application. Insofar as the Web is an SGML an application it ain't go no DTD in any meaninful SGML sense. regards, <Sean uri="http://www.digitome.com/sean.html"> Developers Day co-Chair WWW9, April 2000, Amsterdam <uri>http://www.www9.org</uri> </Sean> 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 unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe 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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