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Re: Writing I-Ds and RFCs using XML

From: Eve L. Maler <Eve.Maler@east.sun.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 11:06:01 -0400
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To: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>
Cc: mrose@not.invisible.net, spec-prod@w3.org
I'm happy to collaborate on designing a joint DTD.  I have a suspicion that 
the header requirements are pretty different, but this could be 
modularized.  In fact, there's already a parameter entity in the XMLspec 
DTD that allows you to substitute your own stuff.  Please note that the 
latest XMLspec information is at the following locations:


(I think there may be something funny going on with the "latest version" 
links provided in the documentation, so stick with the specific V2.1 links 
for now.)


At 09:48 AM 6/13/00 -0400, Joseph M. Reagle Jr. wrote:

>As a Co-Chair of a joint IETF/W3C WG, I was thinking that it would be quite
>nice if the W3C and IETF agreed on a common specification schema/DTD. (This
>could make my life easier when I find a WYSIWYG XML/CSS editor I'm happy
>with for editing specs! <smile>)
>Marshall, the efforts at the W3C [1] to date have been informal within the
>XML activity and on the spec-prod list [2]. However, the folks involved have
>come up with quite a nice DTD [3]. What is the status of usage/deployment of
>your Informational RFC on a schema/DTD for RFCs and have you seen [4]? Any
>interest in harmonizing/subsetting/profiling? And then there's always the
>XSLT option...
>[1] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/SGML/spec-mgmt.html
>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/spec-prod/
>[3] http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/06/xmlspec-report-19980910.htm
>     http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/06/xmlspec-19980910.dtd
>[4] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2629.txt
>Joseph Reagle Jr.
>W3C Policy Analyst                mailto:reagle@w3.org
>IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair   http://www.w3.org/People/Reagle/

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Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center    elm @ east.sun.com
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