XML QuotedCData question

James Clark jjc at jclark.com
Tue Mar 11 04:08:07 GMT 1997

At 16:22 10/03/97 GMT, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>Thanks James,
>In message < at jclark.com> James Clark writes:
>> At 09:24 10/03/97 GMT, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>> >Above all, of course, the XML documents must be valid SGML documents and
>> >they must give the same 'result' as when processed by sgmls.
>> You won't in general be able to parse valid XML documents with sgmls. Two
>> obvious reasons are that it doesn't support Unicode and it doesn't allow you
>> to change delimiters.
>Understood.  Is this also the same with NSGMLS? 


> (I haven't moved on to these
>simply for technical porting reasons - my UNIX machine is too old). ?  In which
>case if I rephrase the question to '... by SP or NSGMLS ' is this true?

Yes, with an appropriate SGML declaration.  However you won't be able to
parse well-formed but invalid XML documents, and you won't be able to
validate XML documents for constraints that are in XML but not in SGML.


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