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Re: C.14 Enumerations in attribute declarations?

From: Len Bullard <cbullard@HiWAAY.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 22:53:09 -0500
Message-ID: <326D96A5.2878@HiWAAY.net>
To: John_Lavagnino@brown.edu
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
John_Lavagnino@brown.edu wrote:
> |   C.14 Should XML allow more than one enumerated type (name-group
> |   declared value) to contain the same possible value (11.3.3)?
> The enumerated type strikes me as an easy-to-use construct that helps
> make the act of validation look useful to people; it's natural to use
> it in a lot of situations, and the only thing that has been a big
> problem with it in SGML is this prohibition against reusing the
> values.
> John Lavagnino

Also agree.  This restriction is the first thing programmers 
and DTD designers find that fails the stoopid test (yes | no).
Change this, please.

Received on Tuesday, 22 October 1996 23:52:50 UTC

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