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(unknown charset) Re: Tim Bray on DOCTYPE

From: (unknown charset) Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 23:29:58 +0000 (GMT)
To: (unknown charset) Fran├žois Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20051219232958.D386156E58A@macintosh.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> Perhaps this should be in our next charter...

Absolutely not!

Incidentally, he omits one of the most important uses of entities,
which is to parametrise parts of the text of a document.  Until
there's some other lightweight macro-like facility, DTDs are
essential.

-- Richard
Received on Monday, 19 December 2005 23:30:05 UTC

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