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Re: Documentation for DTDs (was HDML DTD)

From: Murray Altheim <altheim@mehitabel.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 1997 11:15:38 -0700 (PDT)
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Jon.Bosak@Eng (Jon Bosak) writes:
> [Peter Murray-Rust:]
> | IMO the additiona of useful documentation to DTDs in a formal manner
> | would be the single most valuable thing that could be done to 'sell'
> | the DTD concept to the new users of XML.  A complex DTD, with or
> | without PEs, with no machine-readable documentation is a turn-off.
> 
> This is out of scope.  Please take futher correspondence on this
> subject elsewhere (e.g., comp.text.sgml).

I agree. Let's move it over to XML-DEV. I've posted the rest of my reply
there.

Murray

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Murray Altheim, SGML Grease Monkey                  <altheim[@]eng.sun.com>
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