XSchema Spec Section 2.5, Draft 1
SimonStL at classic.msn.com
Wed Jun 24 22:45:02 BST 1998
This is a completely minimalist section on notations. To be honest, I'm not
sure it even makes sense to include them since we're not doing entities in
XSchema, but we still have support for notation (and entity) types in
attributes, so what the heck.
I'm sure someone out there will have a good example for this one. (If someone
would like to adopt this section, even better.) This will work; it's just not
nearly up to the high standards I'd like to maintain throughout the
I'm also not completely sure about the use of href in the system identifier.
Is it appropriate? If it refers to a helper application, it seems like a bad
If ever there was a neighborhood in XML I hoped to avoid visiting, it's this
one. I'm one of those strange people who actually _likes_ MIME types and
HTTP's odd habit of identifying the content it delivers and expecting
applications to cope. But hey, I could start using my ISBNs - or are those the
property of my publisher? Hmmm. Time to read the contracts.
On to namespaces...
Dynamic HTML: A Primer / XML: A Primer / Cookies
2.5 Notation Declarations
Notation declarations are made with XSC:Notation elements nested in the
<!ELEMENT XSC:Notation (Doc?, ((PubidLiteral, SystemLiteral?) |
name NMTOKEN #REQUIRED>
<!ELEMENT XSC:PubidLiteral EMPTY>
Pubid CDATA #REQUIRED>
<!ELEMENT XSC:SystemLiteral EMPTY>
href CDATA #REQUIRED>
Notations may include either a Public Identifier and an optional system
literal, or just a system literal.
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