Parser compliance

Len Bullard cbullard at
Thu Nov 18 02:25:55 GMT 1999

Don Park wrote:
> Aye.  When prospective clients ask me to write their DTD, I tell them
> that the design of XML-based systems require looking at the big picture
> of component integration and data flow.  DTD is just 'what' but there
> are 'how', 'where', 'when', etc. to consider.  Often times, DTD is just
> used for documentation.

Perhaps learning how to use a DTD, where to use a DTD, and when to use 
a DTD, and let me add, when to modify it, are just as important as 
what a DTD is.  Your clients may have something besides money; 
common sense.


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