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Re: XML and required DTDs



On Mon, 16 Sep 1996 16:52:44 -0400, "Steven J. DeRose" <sjd@ebt.com> wrote:

>The only things blocking you from parsing one-entity minimal SGML document
>without a DTD are:
>
>   a) Declared content (CDATA/RCDATA/EMPTY elements)
>   b) The RE-ignoring rules.
>
Exactly! Just eliminate declared content and mixed content and you've solved the
problem. We don't need those constructs for XML, they are just forms of markup
minimization parading under other names.
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