[XML-SIG] XBEL tool and remard about its DTD

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Thu, 10 Feb 2000 11:25:55 -0800

> goulu@i.am wrote:

> By the way, the problem I have is that XBEL DTD at
> http://www.python.org/topics/xml/dtds/xbel-1.0.dtd does not support
> "european" accented characters such as יאמצ... I think it should as
> long as some billions people on this Earth will use a different
> language than English...

A DTD cannot prohibit you from using a non-English character. You can
either do it directly with a Unicode text editor or you can use
&#some_unicode_number; syntax.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
"The calculus and the rich body of mathematical analysis to which it
gave rise made modern science possible, but it was the algorithm that
made possible the modern world." 
        - from "Advent of the Algorithm" David Berlinski