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

Marc van Grootel bwaumg@urc.tue.nl
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 17:13:59 +0200

Geir wrote:
> All DTDs can be meta-DTDs (architectural DTDs). The complexity of the DTD
> doesn't really matter. The only thing that might be "harder" - is the
> mapping from the instance (which is to be architecturally processed) to the
> meta-dtd.
> So whether anybody calls XBEL a meta-dtd, or not, doesn't matter.

So although a DTD can always be used as a meta-dtd I thought it would
be nice if mapping from an instance to XBEL would be easy. But in the
end I agree that structuring the DTD so that this would be easy puts
too much strain on the design of XBEL. 


Marc van Grootel