• Subject: RE: XML Attributes
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 16:05:53 -0600

See, the different "standards" and understandings of XML are clashing as we
speak.  :)

XML is self describing data.  Yes, makes sense.
XML isn't valid without a DTD.  Wait, that's a contradiction to the above.  

Brad

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Svalgaard [mailto:leif@leif.org]
> Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 2:49 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: XML Attributes
> 
> 
> > In all reality, how many people actually use DTDs?  Maybe 
> 5%?  Like I said
> > before, XML was never meant to do EDI.
> 
> I thought that that was the main idea. That XML would make it easy 
> to exchange self-describing data.
> 
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