Nice detective work!  Not an obvious link.


MicheleR <[log in to unmask]>
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01/31/05 01:45 PM
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        Subject:        Re: EAD DTD on the LC site?

I believe that it is available.  I use the following doctype declaration
my documents parse against it (at least they did a month ago, I haven't
checked them lately):

<!DOCTYPE ead PUBLIC "+//ISBN 1-931666-00-8//DTD ead.dtd (Encoded Archival
Description (EAD) Version 2002)//EN"
"" [


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From: "Merrilee Proffitt" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 3:56 PM
Subject: EAD DTD on the LC site?

> Hello,
> I'm wondering if there's a reason that the EAD DTD is not made available
> via http on the LC site?
> If it were, it would be possible to parse against the canonical version
> the DTD, rather than simply against a local copy.  This is what folks
> doing with METS, since the METS schema is on the LC site for METS.
> Am I nuts?  Overlooking something?
> Merrilee
> Merrilee Proffitt
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