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From: Reitsma, Auke <A.Reitsma@CED.TUDelft.NL>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 16:00:00 +0200
Message-ID: <018E1A5A95AED1119E2000805F6207C204C86C@ed0nt2.ced.tudelft.nl>
To: "'www-html-editor@w3.org'" <www-html-editor@w3.org>
L.S.,

I have been puzzling over the following lines from the (HTML40) DTDs:

    <!ELEMENT BODY O O (%flow;)* +(INS|DEL) -- document body -->
     <!ELEMENT HEAD O O (%head.content;) +(%head.misc;) -- document head
-->

Either those + signs are in error, or -- and that's more likely -- the
description in section 3.3.3 is incomplete. In that case a short
paragraph should be added to the end of 3.3.3. Saying: "Similarly, the
+(A) construct explicitly says that A _can_ appear in the defined
element. See for example HEAD and BODY."  

Regards,

Auke Reitsma
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 1998 09:52:07 GMT

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