Elements cannot be described more than once in DTD, right ?
mrc at allette.com.au
Wed Sep 22 00:41:11 BST 1999
Sebastien Sahuc wrote:
> I have an element (<operations>) than can have different set of sub
> element. How can I describe it in DTD ?
> For example :
> and :
> How can I express in DTD that affiliate operations in 'set' and 'get',
> and that merchant has only the 'signup' ?
This may be over-simplifying the problem, but I would just lose the operation element and
define affiliate and merchant as:
<!ELEMENT affiliate (get | set)+>
<!ELEMENT merchant (signup)>
The operations element seems redundant, unless the contents of affiliate and merchant can be
more complex than you have indicated.
Marcus Carr email: mrc at allette.com.au
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