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Re: Faulty DTD of Object element

From: Gregor Karlinger <Gregor.Karlinger@iaik.at>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 09:19:21 +0100
Message-ID: <38B63B09.4BA8A01@iaik.at>
To: Ed Simon <ed.simon@entrust.com>
CC: "'w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org'" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Ed Simon wrote:

> Strictly speaking, XML v1.0 defines "ANY" to mean "any of the elements
> defined in the DTD" whereas we would like it to mean "PDCDATA or any
> well-formed XML instance".  Hence, the DTD model is really inadequate here
> though some might consider "ANY" to be closer than "PCDATA".

Thanks for this enlightenment! Up to now I thought PCDATA would correspond 
with String, and the behaviour of a XML parser API I have in use fortified
my opinion (please see my response to Joseph's article).

Gregor Karlinger
Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications

Received on Friday, 25 February 2000 03:20:21 UTC

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