True XML compliance (Re: Sean McGrath's posts to XML-L)

Frank Boumphrey bckman at
Thu Apr 2 19:42:13 BST 1998

>>This is exactly what XML compliance should mean. Application vendors
>>claiming XML compliance should be obliged to provide import from/export
>>to functions and to provide (or even better, to generate ad hoc) an
>>accurate DTD describing the schema. Binary file developers would provide
>>utilities to do the same thing.

It should be easy to generate a DTD from a well formed document. Does any
one know of any software out there that does this? Or is there even a need
for this?

If the answer to the first is no and the answer to the second is Yes then I
can easily spruce up a small app that I have developed for my own use and
make it publicly available.


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