Between raw and cooked II: Are? DTDs are just for validation

David Megginson david at
Thu Apr 1 17:38:13 BST 1999

Jonathan Borden writes:
 > David Megginson wrote:
 > >
 > >There *is* a potentially nasty problem lurking here: the DTD may
 > >contain default values for attributes as well as validation
 > >information.
 >     If DTDs *were* only for validation...

As was probably clear from the rest of my message, the subject line
was meant to read "DTDs are not just for validation".

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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