Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 4 09:49:30 PST 2003
Jamie Bennett wrote:
>>>>What about a "?" e.g.
>>>><!ELEMENT download (file, url*, destination, digest?)>
>>>'?' means that in this case digest is optional.
>>So in this case '*' means that url is optional (and if used) repeatable?
> That's correct. Maybe if you are using download, url should be required?
No, <url> is not required for <download>. Without it, all <download>
will do is check to ensure that the file is present, and that the digest
matches if <digest> was supplied. Not really what you'd intend to use
<download> for, but it will work that way.
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