This really depends on how independent the work of each organization is
from the work of the other organizations.
You're mistaken when you say that the DTD is used only to parse the XML
file, it is used to define what to put in the XML file when creating the
From: Gatnicki, Victor [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2000 9:26 AM
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Subject: A question on DTDs
I have a question about DTD files. When starting a XML project with
a) Does each organization develop there own DTD since it's only used to
parse the XML file.
b) Do the organizations come together and develop a DTD for everyone.