REC-xml-19980210: normalized attribute values

David Brownell db at Eng.Sun.COM
Thu Oct 15 18:02:01 BST 1998

Richard Emberson wrote:

> Does the XML processor actually check for this Validity Constraint
> violation before normalization?

It's a validity constraint, so it must check if it's a
validating processor.  The check is simple:  compare values
before and after normalization, and if they differ then the
document was NOT standalone.  (Implies check should be done
AFTER normalization, not before!)

- Dave

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