troubleshooting Question

DTD attribute name - can it be a wildcard?

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I have the following xml where the attributes for <onReturn> can have any name.
Is it possible to have a proper DTD for this? As far as I can see I must specify an attribute name but these are not known at the time of writing the DTD.

<result id='INVOKE_RESULT'>
    <onReturn RESULT1="A">THIS IS 1A</onReturn>
    <onReturn RESULT1="B">THIS IS 1B</onReturn>
    <onReturn RESULT2="C">THIS IS 2C</onReturn>
    <onReturn RESULT3="D">THIS IS 3D</onReturn>

I am hoping for some syntax that will allow me to have a wildcard (something like the following)

<!ELEMENT onReturn (#PCDATA)>
Gertone (Geert Bormans)
Information Architect
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