DTD/schema change proposal

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 7 15:02:15 PST 2005


Joachim Beckers wrote:

> Well, as I said before, it's just a proposal that needs to bee looked at 
> by someone who knows XML better than I do. I agree on the "mode" 
> attribute, but I could think of other files that need to be installed 
> (think of links, devices, ...) On the other side I don't know wether 
> those options would be used frequently, so maybe for the sake of 
> simplicity it would be better to stick to "file" and "directory".

Agreed, but that was the point of using "mode", so that it _could_ be 
extended in the future, rather than just being a boolean value.



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