Re: HTML 4.0/SGML, (#PCDATA)* problem in TEXTAREA

Paul Prescod (papresco@technologist.com)
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 14:05:43 -0400


Message-ID: <33DF8277.C9D68F3F@technologist.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 14:05:43 -0400
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@technologist.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 4.0/SGML, (#PCDATA)* problem in TEXTAREA

Neil St.Laurent wrote:
> Thanks for that clarification.  What we've decided to do for the
> purpose of using invalid documents is define a generic Pseudo-SGML
> rule:

I don't think this is the rule you want:

> <!ELEMENT name - O (#PCDATA)>
> <!ATTLIST name
>     (name  CDATA  #IMPLIED)* >

You probably want

<!ELEMENT unknown - O ANY>

 Paul Prescod