XML errors and fatal errors.
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Fri Aug 7 17:25:25 BST 1998
Tim Bray wrote:
> Well, the spec is not perfect, but it makes it pretty clear that the
> above, while you may wish to apply the English word "document" to it,
> is not, in the terms of the spec, an "XML Document", and that a
> conforming XML Processor would emit some serious complaints when fed
> this particular character sequence. -T.
Of course. A simple fix would be to add a sentence to clause 2.1,
somewhat as follows: "It is a fatal error for a document not to
match the production _document_."
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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