Validity question

Sean Mc Grath digitome at
Fri Jan 2 19:40:15 GMT 1998

Is this document VALID xml?

<?XML version = "1.0"?>
!DOCTYPE foo [
!ELEMENT foo (bar+)>

There is a validity constraint in section 3.2 to the effect that
it is not an error to have an element type mentioned in a content model
that is not declared anywhere. But is it an error if the document
proceeds to use the undeclared element type?

msxml thinks it is valid. nsgmls does not.


Sean Mc Grath
sean at digitome dot com

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