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Re: DOM 3 Core createDocumentType

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 17 Apr 2002 14:30:18 -0400
To: Peter Wilson <PWILSON@gorge.net>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-Id: <1019068219.20357.17.camel@jfouffa>
On Tue, 2002-04-16 at 14:23, Peter Wilson wrote:
> In DOM3 there is one place where information can be read on input
> but can not be specified for creation of a new document (or component).
> This is the internalSubset of the Document Type.
> This is unfortunate from the point of view of round trip editing of an
> xml document. It is especially unfortunate, given the development of
> DOM3 Load and Save.
> 
> I recommend that this attribute of documentType be made read/write and
> possibly that an internalSubset parameter be added to the
> createDocumentType method.
> 
> I have never used internalSubset myself (or could care less). However, I
> am writing an xml editor which allows users to load/edit/save all
> aspects of their documents. The internalSubset is the last major
> problem. The others: xml version, encoding, and standalone are being
> address by this document.

Our current expectation is to use the Abstract Schema API [1] in order
to make changes on your schema. it will address the internal subset and
the external subset in DTDs.

Philippe
[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-DOM-Level-3-ASLS-20020409
Received on Wednesday, 17 April 2002 14:30:25 GMT

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