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Re: MathML expression, conformance, DTD

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 21:46:41 -0500
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <1191984401.16975.857.camel@pav>


On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 22:57 +0100, David Carlisle wrote:
> > I'm struggling to understand the role of DTDs in the new
> > MathML spec.
> 
> sorry to make you struggle.
> 
> Appendix A is currently unchanged from MathMl2 apart from the addition
> of a couple of editorial notes which I hoped would indicate that the
> current state is unstable  In particular the second note floats the idea
> of making a relax schema normative (and by implication making the dtd
> not normative).
> 
> The WG is still discussing the detailed specification of some of the new
> elements so we haven't generated a full dtd/schema yet. practically
> speaking I think the best course of action to get consistent DTD and
> schema is to author the schema in relax ng and derive dtd and xsd from
> that. there is then a question as to which of any of these should be
> normative, and to word the conformance section appropriately.

OK; I'll stay tuned. Thanks.


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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2007 02:45:51 GMT

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