John Cowan cowan at
Tue May 11 20:23:06 BST 1999

Paul Prescod wrote:

> Even so, I don't follow your argument. The schema needs to validate that
> there is a unparsed entity with a particular name. Why does the
> declaration have to be done in the schema?
> It makes perfect sense to me that a *document* should declare what
> external resources it needs (through a URL or entity declaration) and that
> the *schema* would verify that an element that is supposed to reference a
> resource actually does (whether through a URL or entity).

Your argument is sound.  I am converted.
Down with all entity declarations in XSchema!

John Cowan		cowan at
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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