dtd help

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 4 08:34:17 PST 2003

James Robertson wrote:

> <!ATTLIST alfs
>           base           CDATA #IMPLIED
>           version        CDATA #FIXED "3.1">
> base is CDATA #IMPLIED. Does this mean it picks up base from a use 
> elsewhere?  or this a function of how nALFS parses the profile against 
> the DTD?  I see here a good example of the use of #FIXED.  This is 
> pretty simple.

I believe #IMPLIED means that it will be "inherited" from the parent 
element, if the parent element had a "base" attribute.

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