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Groleo
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      03-16-2005
Is there a way to write a DTD, so the spaces are ignored inside an
elements tag?
I am using a validating parser

 
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Richard Tobin
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      03-16-2005
In article <(E-Mail Removed). com>,
Groleo <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

>Is there a way to write a DTD, so the spaces are ignored inside an
>elements tag?
>I am using a validating parser


No. An XML parser won't ignore whitespace in the content of elements.

If you declare an element to have element-only content, a validating
parser will tell the application that the whitespace between the
elements is in element-only content, but what the application does with
that information is up to it.

[Incidentally, "inside a tag" means inside the angle brackets. You
presumably meant *between* the start and end tags.]

-- Richard
 
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