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RE: ENTITY datatype

From: Biron,Paul V <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 08:33:39 -0800
Message-Id: <8904C60CACA7D51191BC00805FEAAF4358EAD6@crdc-exch-7.crdc.kp.org>
To: "'ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk'" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>, Stanley Guan <Stanley.Guan@oracle.com>
Cc: Schema XML <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk [SMTP:ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk]
> Sent:	Thursday, February 14, 2002 2:45 AM
> To:	Stanley Guan
> Cc:	Schema XML
> Subject:	Re: ENTITY datatype
> 
> > In the spec., it says:
> >    The value space of ENTITY is the set of all strings that match the
> > NCName
> >    production in [Namespaces in XML] and have been declared as an
> > unparsed
> >    entity in a document type definition.
> > 
> > My questions are:
> >    1. Does this mean XML Schema cannot live without DTD for some cases?
> 
> Yes -- if you use ENTITY, you must have a doctype.
> 
The WG is currently discussing whether we should remove the requirement that
an ENTITY be declared in a DTD from the notion of type validity for
xs:ENTITY...if we adopt this change, it would be an errata to 1.0.  Watch
the errata page [1] for updates.

pvb

References
[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/05/xmlschema-errata
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