Non-validating parser behavior

Clark Cooper coopercl at
Tue Dec 1 14:29:10 GMT 1998

Simon St.Laurent (simonstl at wrote:
> Are there any non-validating parsers that actually behave this way?  Lark and
> Aelfred have both fetched external DTD subsets without a question, and I
> haven't noticed anything to suggest otherwise in the non-validating parsers
> I've looked at so far.

Then you've not looked at any of the parsers built on James Clark's
expat library, for example the perl module XML::Parser. Expat does not
read an external DTD.

Clark Cooper    Logic Technology Inc.		cccooper at
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