Mixed Content Models

James Clark jjc at jclark.com
Tue Sep 22 12:57:30 BST 1998

Jerome McDonough wrote:

>         <!ELEMENT qstn   (#PCDATA | (preQTxt?, qstnLit?, postQTxt?, forward?,
>                                                           backward?, ivuInstr*))*
> Is this a legitimate content model under XML section 3.2.2?
> Msxml doesn't have a problem with it, and nsgmls using the -wxml flag
> also happily parses the DTD.

It's not legal and the current version of nsgmls gives a warning with


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