RE: DTD - any info about them

Subject: RE: DTD - any info about them
From: <ian -dot- saunders -at- vf -dot- vodafone -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 15:26:53 +0100

Dear all,

I would also be interested to hear the answers to these questions, so please
post your responses to the whole list!

Many thanks!

Ian Saunders
Vodafone Ltd.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deborah Garcia-Tobin [mailto:dgarcia -at- synomics -dot- com]
> Sent: 29 June 2000 15:12
> Subject: DTD - any info about them
> Hi all
> we are moving from FrameMaker to FrameMaker SGML with a view
> to producing
> XML.
> However, we know very little about producing a DTD. We have looked at
> DocBook and have had various warnings from people about it
> being too large,
> doesn't contain everything you'll need, a nightmare, etc.
> What I really want to know is how hard is it to do your own DTD?
> It is worth doing your own?
> Are there any other commercially available DTDs apart from
> DocBook (relevant
> to software industry)?
> Should you use a well know DTD or is your own customized one better?
> Any good books that might tell me what I need to know if I
> write my own?
> Thanks in advance for any DTD comments.
> Debbie

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