Re: Documents within documents
Michael Kay wrote: > >... > > The usual excuse for doing it seems to be that the inner document has a > <!DOCTYPE..> declaration that people want to preserve while carrying an XML > document over some protocol like SOAP. > > Is there a better solution that we can point them to? I would suggest that the two documents be related through some kind of hyperlink and textually combined with MIME. If you treat the inner document as you would a bitmap or PDF then you don't have to "special case" XML and DOCTYPEs. The inner document may have its own encoding and its validation can be done from the top-down using standard techniques instead of tricky, magical, runtime schema combination. Paul Prescod
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