Re: Document oriented experience reports anyone?
Hi All I totally forgot that I had already resolved this problem months ago (I had to evaluate the software before ordering it, and procurement takes a long time around here). The only thing I don't know is how Documentum will handle this (we won't be moving to Documentum 5 until July, and 4i doesn't play nice with Schemas). Nadia Bob Foster <bob@o...> To: Michael Champion <michaelc.champion@g...> cc: "Nadia.Swaby@p..." <Nadia.Swaby@p...>, Rick Jelliffe 2005-06-08 14:19 <ricko@a...>, XML Developers List <xml-dev@l...> Subject: Re: Document oriented experience reports anyone? XMLBuddy, Oxygen and no doubt other editors support using DTDs for entities but not for validation, as the XML spec allows a non-validating parser to do. XMLBuddy uses an off-the-shelf parser (XercesJ). The only issue is finding the right feature incantation that makes it work. I believe the industry as a whole is gradually reacting to this common use case. In another forum, Michael Glavassevich wrote: "The JAXP 1.3 Validation API  decouples the process of validation from parsing. You will be able to perform schema validation without also having to turn on the [DTD] validation feature." It's certainly the path of least resistance to Just Do It as opposed to inventing a replacement for DTD entities. If your favorite parser doesn't support this use case, send them a bug report. Bob Foster http://xmlbuddy.com/ Michael Champion wrote: > On 6/8/05, Nadia.Swaby@p... <Nadia.Swaby@p...> wrote: > > >>In summation, schema can be very useful in publishing, but the lack of >>entity support is a huge drawback. > > > Strictly speaking, one can use DTDs (to declare entities) in > conjunction with XSD to define everything else. After all, DTD > operates on XML syntax and XSD is defined on the Infoset. I suspect > that there are gotchas that make this difficult ... does anyone know > what they might be? > > >>I guess I should copy and paste this in word and send it to the W3C! > > > Yes!
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