Real world DTD

Lars Marius Garshol larsga at
Sun Jan 31 23:10:33 GMT 1999

* Elliotte Rusty Harold
| I'm hunting for a large, medium to high complexity DTD for XML for
| use as an example in a book. Ideally this DTD should be in the
| public domain. Less ideally, I can use a copyrighted DTD where the
| owner is willing to sign a permissions agreement allowing me to
| quote from it extensively and in its entirety.  Any suggestions?

Maybe the TEI Lite DTD, which you can find here:


Copyright issues seem a little murky, but should be possible to sort
out, methinks.

Or one step up in size, DocBook 3.1 in XML:


David Megginson has already included the SGML version of this one on a
CD-ROM with his 'Structuring XML Documents', so there should be hope
for you as well.

--Lars M.

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