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Re: DTD declarations

From: Chris Maden <crism@oreilly.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 17:52:33 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199902232252.RAA19677@ruby.ora.com>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
[Charles McCathieNevile]
> In moving from defining rules purely for HTML to rules for web
> content in general, referring to a DTD is extremely important. (P1
> checkpoint as soon as browsers handle XML, in my humble first rush
> of opinion)
> 
> In HTML this is done by a DOCTYPE declaration. In XML, it is
> declaring namespaces - see http://www.w3.org/TR/rec-xml-names

In XML, this is done by DOCTYPE declarations.  Namespaces are a little
bit different; they indicate the intended semantics of a set of
elements, but neither indicate a data schema nor assert compliance
therewith.

-Chris
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