Joe English jenglish at
Sat May 24 02:04:51 BST 1997

Peter S. Housel <housel at> wrote:

> The new MathML DTD (which I just started trying to include into my
> own DTD) has the same problem.  In fact it's a lot worse.  Has anyone
> (with more DTD experience than I have) tried cleaning up the MathML
> preliminary DTD so that it follows XML's stricter rules about when
> #PCDATA can be declared?

I wouldn't bother just yet.

The MathML DTD does not accurately describe the MathML
language as specified in the rest of the TR.  Since the
prose of the working draft is normative (according to the
warning at the top of appendix A), the DTD fragment is
somewhat less than useful.

--Joe English

  jenglish at

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers
Archived as:
To unsubscribe, send to majordomo at the following message;
unsubscribe xml-dev
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (rzepa at

More information about the Xml-dev mailing list