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Re: XML Schema Vs. DTD - Re: why no doc type declaration and PIs in SOAP?

From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 18:47:04 +0200
Message-ID: <3BAB6F08.4050607@dyomedea.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org

Sorry to have made things seem more complex ;) ... I think I should 
answer at least to the point I have raised!

Kremena Gotcheva wrote:

> Hello all,


> 4. Any hints as to which specifications are relevant to the DTD vs XML
> Schema discussion and where to find some background reading on it? Same for
> repositories and their implementation.

My point wasn't to advise the usage of DTD over W3C XML Schema for 
validation but rather to remind than DTDs are more than just validation 
and include internal and external entities declaration.

If you want to raise the subject of which schema language to use (which 
is OT on this list and would be better held on xml-dev), there is no 
perfect language yet, the answer really depends on the needs of your 
project and the list shouldn't be restricted to W3C XML Schema and DTDs 
but also include languages such as RELAX NG or Schematron to name few.

Hope this helps.


> Thanks a lot in advance for helping me in the jungle of info.
> Kremena Gotcheva
> http://www.bcci.bg

See you in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Eric van der Vlist       http://xmlfr.org            http://dyomedea.com
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