Namespaces and XML validation

Lisa Rein lisarein at
Mon Aug 10 23:37:05 BST 1998

peter murray rust wrote:

> As I have often
> (probably boringly) said, I think my community is far more interested in
> semantic than syntactic validity. (Actually they probably don't care about
> either much...)

How can you possibly have one without the other?  If your syntax is
bogus -- you won't get far with semantics.  How can you?  

Am I wrong?  Somebody please set me straight.

lisa rein

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