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Re: D.3 ANY-ELEMENT element-declaration keyword?

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 21:37:00 GMT
To: "David G. Durand" <dgd@cs.bu.edu> (David G. Durand)
Cc: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <327b2e11.9715264@mail.alink.net>
On Fri, 25 Oct 1996 10:23:30 -0400, "David G. Durand" <dgd@cs.bu.edu> (David G.
Durand) wrote:

>>D.3 Should XML specify short-hand element declaration keywords (e.g.
>>%ANY-ELEMENT;) for element content in which any element in the DTD
>>is legal (same as ANY, but element not mixed content)?
>This does not seem extremely useful to me... We allowed ANY, partly to ease
>the job of XML DTD generators. This does not server that purpose, as far as
>I can tell, nor does it lead to better DTDs, as far as I can tell.

I agree with David.
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