[thelist] XML 2.0

Warden, Matt mwarden at odyssey-design.com
Mon Feb 12 20:51:15 CST 2001

> > NOPE. DTDs are only for the validation of your documents... so you don't
> use a
> > <dan-tag /> when that's not a tag you should be using (usually because
> it's
> > not being handled by a stylesheet or parser) or if you type an attribute
> as
> > vlue='blah' when it should be value='blah'. But there are a lot of other
> > goodies in DTDs like datatype validation, etc.
> >
> Isn't what XML Schema for (I mean datatype validation )?

It's taking over.

> I thought DTD were for document validation, but the datatype inside the
> #CDATA was no use for that.

There are more datatypes than CDATA. CDATA basically means "whatever".


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