Are notations dead, or just pining for the fjords? (was Re: SAX and delayed entity loading)
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Fri Dec 4 15:00:41 GMT 1998
David Megginson scripsit:
> I have seen almost no use of notations and unparsed
> entities in any type of XML application (other than demos by a few
> old-guard SGML types like Eliot and me).
As I noted before, elements and attributes were familiar from HTML,
and DTDs add obvious value (even though many are not using them
either), but notations are not explained anywhere, so non-(SGML geeks)
can't be blamed for not using them. Yet.
Education and time will take care of this point.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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