XML-Data: advantages over DTD syntax?

Michael Leventhal michael at textscience.com
Mon Sep 29 17:41:18 BST 1997

At 09:46 AM 9/29/97 -0400, Paul Madsen wrote:
>But what does this gain us? What deficiencies with the DTD formalism does it
>Is it the ability to extend object types so that one class of object is a
>specialization of another more general class? 

IMHO, this is a strong reason to chuck DTDs as they now exist.  But not
a goal of XML-DATA.

>Do not Architectural forms provide the traditional DTD syntax just that

So say some but not really.

Michael Leventhal

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