Source for writing DTD

DuCharme, Robert DuCharmR at
Tue Jul 20 21:20:24 BST 1999

>1.  Where can I get idea about the design of DTD?

There are two good books: "Structuring XML Documents" by David Megginson and
"Developing SGML DTDs" (SGML syntax can be slightly different in places, but
most design issues are the same) by Eve Maler and Jeanne El Andaloussi.

>2. Is it good idea to write DTD or DTD schemas?

For now, DTDs. The W3C schema specification is still a moving target with a
ways to go, and no software that I know of supports it yet.

(By the way, the xml-l list is better for basic XML issues; xml-dev
concentrates on more advanced and theoretical stuff. See for more on xml-l.)

Bob DuCharme           <bob@>  "The elements be kind to thee, and make thy
spirits all of comfort!" Anthony and Cleopatra, III ii

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