[XML-SIG] XBEL DTD as a meta-dtd

Fred L. Drake Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake@acm.org
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 08:49:19 -0400 (EDT)

Greg Stein writes:
 > I'd highly recommend using a different DTD for generic URL extraction.
 > XBEL is for _bookmark_ representation. The nice thing about XML is the

Andrew M. Kuchling writes:
 > 	Agreed; it seems to complicate XBEL, more than seems necessary 
 > for a fairly simple application like maintaining a bookmark file.

  I don't think the proposed DTD is too complicated, but it probably
shouldn't get much more complicated.  Jack's "pass" element makes
sense and should be added since it directly related to bookmark
management within applications like Grail.

 > python.org/sigs/xml-sig/ isn't permanent; SIGs are supposed to die
 > when they've fulfilled their purpose, and the XML-SIG will probably do
 > so eventually.  That leaves somewhere in /topics/xml/; perhaps
 > /topics/xml/DTD/ can be used for such DTDs.

  This last variant is almost exactly what I'm spitting out from
Grail; the only difference is that I spelled "DTD" as "dtds" (take
your pick for capitalization, but I think the plural makes sense).


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