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Re: Standardized Apache DTD

From: Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 18:21:01 +0100
Message-ID: <3884A0FD.EE5D4953@apache.org>
To: rfi from Rich Roth <rfi@on-the-net.com>
CC: Chris Riley <riley@info-tools.com>, www-rdf-config@w3c.org
rfi from Rich Roth wrote:
> Why ?  Not why XML based but why create a DTD.
> Coming at it from the rdf-conf/gui-dev group discussions and now being
> involved in a XML based VL-database project (100/1000 of megs per month per
> customer) - we have not being using DTD's.

Right, we want to use XSchema.
> XML is very functional as a standard representation WITHOUT requiring a DTD
> - you get the benefits of all the work in XML parsers and rendering without
> having to lock in a data description when the situation is not ready.

> Also, please keep the GUI-DEV list apprised of your work so we can added it
> to the work-in-progress listgins.

I will.

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