Re: Number of active public XML schemas
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 08:26:44PM -0000, Michael Kay wrote: > > Or because they [DTDs] are easier to understand, > > I have yet to see a DTD of more than trivial size that is not totally > impenetrable. And fragile too, if you are rash enough to make a one line > change that breaks an entire edifice of parameter entities and conditional > sections. I should have made clear I was trying to give people's reasons that I've heard, not necessarily my own opinions! I do think the DTD *spec* is easier to understand, overall, than the Schema spec, although there are certainly some obscure subtleties. Individual Schemas and DTDs are another matter :-) Liam -- Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/ http://www.holoweb.net/~liam/
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