[Pipet Devel] Another XML proposal.

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Tue Mar 30 11:52:03 EST 1999

> I'd like to propose that Loci use many small XML DTDs instead of
> trying for a kitchen sink DTD.

I agree. The only reason for having one big DTD is that any combination
of information could easily be integrated into one file. This is useful
for hand-typed material, but hardly matters for computer-generated
data. Let's rather stay flexible.

> This is in keeping with the philosophy of having many small loci for
> analysis and display.  The requirement is that any of our DTDs must be
> able to contain objects in any of the others.

That should always be possible by using namespaces, if I understood
them correctly (which may not be the case!)

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