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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: SGML to XML: Should I switch? How to switch?
On 7/17/05, Mauritz Jeanson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Thomas Schraitle [... snip ...] >> I think, that's not the whole story: XML needs a public _and_ >> a system identifier in the DOCTYPE declaration. > > Just a small clarification: a valid XML document must have a system > identifier. It may also have a public identifier, but that is not required. Actually, a valid xml document doesn't need a doctype declaration at all. I never use them in my documents. If you're thinking about moving to xml (which seems like a really good idea), I suggest you look beyond the DTD-based options, which have a lot of baggage (like doctype declarations). The next version of DocBook is authored with RELAX NG, and is namespaced. Bruce