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Effective XML: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your XML by Elliotte Rusty Harold

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The Header Comment

The DTD should start with one long comment that lists lots of metadata about the DTD. Generally, this would start with a title specifying the XML application the DTD describes. For example:

MegaBank Account Statement DTD, Version 1.1.2

This would normally be followed with some copyright notice. For example:

Copyright 2003 MegaBank

Alternately, you could use the copyright symbol:

© 2003 MegaBank

Do not use a c inside parentheses:

(c) 2003 MegaBank

This is not recognized by the international treaty that establishes copyright law in most countries. For similar reasons do not use both the word Copyright and the symbol like this:

Copyright © 2003 MegaBank

Neither of these forms is legally binding. I wouldn't want to rely ...

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