More chaos coming down the pike

Paul Prescod paul at
Wed Aug 25 14:45:39 BST 1999

Mike Spreitzer wrote:
> Why wouldn't you distribute the real source (XMI?)?  That seems better
> than distributing something derived in a standard way from the source.

Only the XMI or the DTD can be canonical. Only one can formally define
the set of legal documents. If it is the XMI then why are fiddling with
a DTD at all? If it is the DTD then you have the version skew problem I

 Paul Prescod

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