ALFS DTD Syntax Doc v3.1 (base element)

James Robertson jwrober at
Sat Jun 5 20:56:14 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> James Robertson wrote:
>  This elements occurs as an attribute in the elements : Element : <alfs>
> "This elements" -> "This element"
> However, technically this is not true, in XML and element and an 
> attribute are not the same thing. I think it's OK to have the 
> documentation written this way, but it is a little unclear to a new XML 
> user what the difference between them is. Realistically this "base" page 
> should not refer to it usage as an attribute at all, but since it's so 
> common and there's no "Attributes" chapter of the book it should stay 
> this way for now.

I agree, I was thinking for v3.2
> The {stage} example on this page still has the incorrect {environment} 
> syntax. {environment} only accepts {variable} element children, not raw 
> content.


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