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RE: How to use DTDs, or not to (was: RE: ACL and lockdiscovery)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:44:07 +0200
To: <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>, "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Geoffrey M Clemm'" <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCAEFCIMAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dennis E. Hamilton
> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 12:01 AM
> To: Lisa Dusseault; 'Julian Reschke'; 'Geoffrey M Clemm';
> w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: How to use DTDs, or not to (was: RE: ACL and lockdiscovery)

Hi Dennis,

just a few line-comments.

> ...
> 	(a) the ANY case in an element markup declaration means any
> element that is declared in the DTD, not some undeclared or
> unspecified element.
> ...

Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten about that. It basically means that
by definition you can't express the content model of <prop> using a DTD.

> ...
> I notice that "DAV:" is referred to as the namespace, when,
> according to the Namespace specification and other specifications
> since (such as XML Schema), it is technically a prefix.  That is,
> attribute
> 	xmlns:DAV="some-URI-for-the-WebDAV-namespace"
> establishes the "DAV:" prefix for QNames that refer to local
> names of the WebDAV namespace.
> ...

No, no. "DAV:" is indeed the namespace URI for WebDAV. There are some cases
where it's *also* used as prefix, but that's just a coincidence.

> ...

Regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 10 October 2003 05:44:10 UTC

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