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Re: (newbie) DTD question


limitations of dtd
[Glen Mazza
> This is very interesting.  An XML document is valid if
> and only if there's a DTD that it follows, so it seems
> then that the limitations of the DTD end up
> constraining the XML document

When xml schema is used, the term "schema-valid" is generally used to make
clear that no DTD is involved in the validity determination.  You can avoid
the limitations by not using a DTD or schema at all, but in case you want to
be able to specify or test the structure of the document more precisely than
you can with a DTD, the various schema systems have been designed.

Cheers,

Tom P



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