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Re: Make DTDs optional?

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 1996 14:56:35 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199610011856.OAA10910@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Charles@SGMLsource.com
Cc: masonjd@ornl.gov, ricko@allette.com.au, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
> And we have to accept the idea that it can only be read-only. Or at least that
> you could only modify the data, not the structure. (Now that Jim has dug up
> those painful memories, I seem to recall that ODA also made the distinction
> between editing the structure and editing the data content.)

If the only level of structure you are interested in is the level required
to attach a stylesheet to the document, isn't it reasonable to edit the 
structure without recourse to the DTD?

 Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 1 October 1996 14:57:14 UTC

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