Do you or Dont you buy Tim Bray's Namespace Validation Algorithm?

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Sep 10 23:32:41 BST 1998

Mark Tucker wrote:

> Hmm, isn't there some place at the top of the Document defining
> the DTD to write
>                 xmlns:BK=uri:books
> and in so doing define the meaning of the prefixes this DTD uses?

Not according to the draft.
> The namespace_prefix<->URI map for the DTD would be embedded in the DTD

But there's no way to do that according to the draft.

John Cowan		cowan at
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