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Re: Scripting DTD's

From: <AaronEldreth@cs.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 08:33:09 EST
Message-ID: <10e.28aa456b.2ce63395@cs.com>
To: lhunt07@postoffice.csu.edu.au
Cc: www-html@w3.org
The DTD would simply tell the browser how to interpret the If...then, else, 
case and other handlers. XML or at least XHTML would be streatched from a SGML 
based language, to a universal programming language capable of doing anything. 
People could design their own languages bases on their needs. For example in 
Javscript, 
if (Navigator.appname == "Netscape"){
alert("ugg, how can you stand that browser!")
}

Would become
<!ENTITY % Script.Else
" %If | %Then ">
<!ENTITY % Script.Alert "CDATA">
<!ENTITY % Script.Start
" { ">
<!ENTITY % Script.End
" } ">

in a schema

I am not a great XML DTD creator, and handlers would have to added in the 
native language, but it would not be too hard.


Aaron Eldreth
<A HREF="http://www.thecollective4.com/">TheCollective4.com</A> - Webmaster
Received on Friday, 14 November 2003 08:33:29 UTC

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