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Re: Update on namespaces

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 1997 16:05:34 +0100
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At 21:37 11/6/97 +1000, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

>Where this is leading, therefore is that I think XML should allow NOTATIONS
>on elements (with architectural form XML-NOTATIONS or XML-TYPE),


> and NOTATION declarations

It already allows these

> and that NOTATION declarations should have something that allows them 
>to chain (e.g. "USES"). 

Why not data attributes with an XML-USES attribute?

>Furthermore, it should allow (with the appropriate changes to ISO 8879)

What changes other than the new TC would be required?

>parameter on the DOCTYPE declaration, to declare notations that together
convert the
>element set declarations into a DTD (document type definition). E.g:

What does this mean?
Martin Bryan, The SGML Centre, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PU, UK 
Phone/Fax: +44 1452 714029   WWW home page: http://www.sgml.u-net.com/
Received on Wednesday, 11 June 1997 11:06:32 UTC

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