Re: Reading DTD's

Stuart Young (nakor@glasswings.com.au)
Mon, 23 Sep 1996 01:30:48 +1000 (EST)


Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 01:30:48 +1000 (EST)
From: Stuart Young <nakor@glasswings.com.au>
To: Alan Thomson <at@wavenet.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Reading DTD's
In-Reply-To: <3245583B.2AD4@wavenet.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.91.960923012607.12546B-100000@fizzgig.glasswings.com.au>

On Sun, 22 Sep 1996, Alan Thomson wrote:

> I would like to learn how to read the DTDs. Can someone point me to a 
> good ref?

DTD's are declaration files in SGML.

You could go about the business of learning SGML, but you'll be at it for 
a long time I gather.  What exactly do you want to 'do' with the DTD's? 
Understand them?  Use them as a html reference?  Use them in a lexical way 
to parse and/or certify code?

There might be other ways to tackle this sort of problem, which could be 
easier.

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