Re: Re Stylesheet association

> I find the dependence between empty element declarations and DTDs
> inconvenient even in regular SGML -- Looking at a document in an unfamiliar
> DTD is a minefiled until one has internalized the element definitions -- so
> I don't even regard the EMPTY suntax of XML as a "notorious wart" but
> rather an "examplary improvement".

I agree strongly. 

I also feel that it is better to require less metadata to get a simple 
XML document up and running, rather than more.

 Paul Prescod