Questions on DCD

david at david at
Thu Oct 1 19:22:32 BST 1998

John Cowan writes:

 > Olivo Miotto wrote:
 > > 2) I can understand that compatibility with RDF is a noble target,
 > > but I think the interchangeability of Elements and Attributes (DCD
 > > section 2.1.2) clouds the water, making it more difficult to process
 > > DCD files. I would rather the syntax="explicit" form be the only way
 > > of specifying DCD. The remainder of my questions assume this
 > > form.
 > I agree.  

As do I -- the interchangeability of attributes and elements is an
unnecessarilty icky part of DCD, whatever the excuse.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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