parsing spec.dtd & XML spec with nsgmls Re: W3C spec.dtd

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Mar 3 16:29:57 GMT 1999

Stefan Mintert wrote:

> Now I try to parse the XML spec (REC-xml-19980210.xml) and the spec.dtd
> (copied from the above URL) with nsgmls.

As the documentation for XMLspec warns, the current version of the
DTD is *not* the one used with the XML Recommendation, which used
a much older version.  So don't do that.

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