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Re: XML accessibility

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 09:57:35 -0500 ()
To: dd@w3.org
cc: WAI HC Working Group <w3c-wai-hc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.971127093702.-150397D-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Thu, 27 Nov 1997, Daniel Dardailler wrote:

> How does a user-agent bind an arbitrary XML document to an
> independant style sheet without knowledge of the DTD ?

There is a convention using processing elements. 

  <?xml-stylesheet href="article.xsl" type="text/xsl" ?>

> We must make sure that at least the DTD name (as a unique ID of
> some kind) appear in every XML documents, so that client-side
> binding to a local "more accessible" style is always possible. 

Many xml files won't have DTD's, so you can't rely on this.

Regards,

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