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Re: Level 2 - DTDs?

From: Ted Bashor <bashor@extricity.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 14:27:05 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <00a501be3819$11dd5b90$99260b0a@crossroute.com>
To: "Lauren Wood" <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>, <www-dom@w3.org>
>Here is a non-exclusive list:
>Validation:
>data typing valid (would need to wait for schemas)
>this element is allowed here
>this document is currently valid

It would be good if the API supported validation of a chunk (subtree) of the
document as well as the whole document content.

>
>DTD information (probably to be extended with schemas):
>elements allowed within this element (no repetition or ordering info)
>elements allowed within this element (with repetition and ordering info)
>allowed attribute names for this element
>allowed attribute values for this attribute on this element

Not on the top priority list might be a convenience method for determining
whether or not an Element can contain any child Elements.

>
>DOM Level 1 already has a list of notations and entities.
>
>Then the question as to read-only and read-write comes up. Is read-only
>sufficient to start?

read-write would be very useful.
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 1999 03:30:39 GMT

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