Proposal Announcement - XML DTDs to XML docs

Ron Bourret rbourret at
Fri May 22 18:58:13 BST 1998

A couple of comments about the example on your Web page:


Content model should contain sub-elements, such as <ELEMENTUSE>, not text.  You 
don't want to force applications to parse text.  On the other hand, attribute 
descriptions are probably better stored in attributes:

The reason is that the possible choices are limited and work very well as 
enumerated attributes.  Note that this is what XML-Data does.  If you are 
defining some sort of XML-Data-Lite, XML-Data is probably a pretty good starting 

-- Ron Bourret

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