Request for advice defining an XML based syntax
ricko at allette.com.au
Wed Aug 27 04:57:42 BST 1997
> From: John Gossman <JohnGo at asymetrix.com>
> The other option would be fine if I were defining a format with types
> like "button". But OXF is designed to describe generic data, the button
> was just an example. The DTD is strictly optional, perhaps even harmful
> in the case of OXF, since the whole purpose is to make it so the reader
> can salvage even partial or poorly formed files.
Declarations are also useful to describe what you want to get after
salvaging. So they can be documentation for humans too.
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