Re: Body start tag. (fwd)

Arnaud Le Hors (lehors@w3.org)
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 12:01:24 +0200


Message-ID: <33DC6DF4.CD9B3D62@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 1997 12:01:24 +0200
From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Body start tag. (fwd)

Paul Prescod wrote:
> 
> Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> >
> > In article <199707260120.SAA09665@server.livingston.com>,
> > MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com> wrote:
> > > But, is there a way in a DTD to say "if nothing specified, assume BODY"?
> >
> > How about
> >
> > HEAD, FRAMESET?, BODY
> 
> Yes, the BODY would be contextually required and thus its start tag
> could be omitted.

The BODY start tag could only be omitted if some content was provided,
which is usually not the case.

FYI, on this topic, I forwarded to the WG the idea of having two
different DTDs and people quite liked it. However given the amount of
data which needs to be shared it was decided to build one after the
other using marked sections and a "switch".
-- 
Arnaud