Re: Validation - a history.
There is some great stuff on the transition of DTDs to optional status (and Charles G's fight against it) in Jon Bosak's closing keynote for XML 2006: http://2006.xmlconference.org/proceedings/162/presentation.html Bob On Thu, March 1, 2007 4:58 am, David Carlisle wrote: > >> Did DTD's grow up with SGML or were they added? > > They predated the S being added to SGML. > > http://www.sgmlsource.com/history/roots.htm > > > The DCF GML User's Guide (IBM SH20-9160), which I wrote in 1978, > includes the first published formal document type "descriptions" > (DTDs), > > ..... > > > > and of course the notion of a formal grammar against which a language > could be parsed is a lot older than that. > > > David > > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... > subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php > >
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