Partial XML Processors (was Re: JavaScript parser update and Questions)

Paul Prescod papresco at
Sat Jan 17 17:58:44 GMT 1998

David Megginson wrote:
> Jeremie Miller writes:
>  > If possible, it would be great for all
>  > well-formed parsers to at least process internal DTD information, but that
>  > is still an activity beyond well-formed XML documents.  Again, this is all
>  > just my opinion, so if it needs changing please let me know :)
> I don't think that you have to process any of the DTD information, but
> you do need to be able to parse it well enough to skip it.

You must also verify the subset's well-formedness.

 Paul Prescod
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show is continuous. Good-night." -- Robertson Davies, "The Cunning Man"

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