Order of #PCDATA in dtd - relevant? or XP bug?
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Wed Sep 23 19:19:11 BST 1998
Glenn Kronschnabl wrote:
> A simple DTD that causes a syntax error in XP.
> If you run the following dtd thru both jade
> and XP, it runs fine thru jade but XP gives a
> syntax error. The only difference is the order
> of the % inline and #PCDATA.
Jade is a general SGML tool, and doesn't enforce
XML restrictions on content models. XP does.
> So, given this, does imply that the order of #PCDATA
> is relevant or is this a genuine XP bug?
No, it's an XML rule: #PCDATA must be mentioned first,
because the minute a parser sees #PCDATA, it needs to enforce not
the general "element-content" rules but the different
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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