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RE: comments on v7

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 13:33:40 -0800
Message-ID: <01BD5660.4B512460.ejw@ics.uci.edu>
To: "'Yaron Goland'" <yarong@microsoft.com>, "'Jim Davis'" <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, "w3c-dist-auth@w3.org" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>


On Sunday, March 22, 1998 10:22 PM, Yaron Goland 
[SMTP:yarong@microsoft.com] wrote:

> However, I must respectfully disagree with my learned colleague on the
> matter of the DTD for LINK (I ALWAYS wanted to say that!!! =). As 
specified
> in section 13, paragraph 1, a DAV XML parser MUST ignore any unknown XML
> elements. Thus one can put any elements one wants into a link and know 
that
> they will at worst just be ignored. Were we to change the DTD as 
specified
> below we would be forced to put the same change into every DTD production 
in
> our spec in order to specify what we have already specified in section 
13.

OK by me -- somebody wrote me privately and said that they don't think it's 
possible to express what we want (any element, interspersed with a src and 
or dst element) using XML DTDs anyway.

- Jim
Received on Monday, 23 March 1998 16:59:08 GMT

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