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On Mon, Nov 09, 1998, Peter Ehrenberg wrote:

> I think it would be nice to have a DTD describing all WML-tags
> (including all HTML tags). If so you can edit WML-files with any
> SGML-based editor (eg. lovely EMACS with psgml). The editor (or any
> SGML-parser) can validate your WML-file for you and find any tag
> structure violation. Also EMACS (in conjunction with psgml) can
> service you comfortable pop-up menus with all legal tags (and
> attributes) at point.
> I wonder if anyone had written such a DTD. If so I'm very interested
> to get a copy -- if not I think I can do this job (it is not so hard,
> I hope :-).
> What is your opinion?

Sounds good to me. The best start for such a DTD is the wml_tags document.
There all WML tags were already assembled by me. So start from there...

> PS.: Hello Ralf! I hope WML 2.0 would look like real SGML. I mean, you
> avoid any tag names like <<NAME>>, <: ... :>, {#NAME#} and so on and
> use only <NAME> </NAME> pairs. 

<grin> Yeah, the different tags are mainly needed inside WML 1.x to avoid
parsing conflicts inside the different tools. A WML 2.0 should be based on a
single parser and so a homogen syntax can be used for all tags, of course.

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