Why Doesn't IE5 use the DTD to Validate?

Tom Harding tomh at thinlink.com
Thu Apr 1 17:50:35 BST 1999

> >From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh at microsoft.com>
> ...
> >This is as designed, not a bug.
> ...
> >The only scenario we could come up with where validation is useful when
> >browsing XML documents is when the browser is used as a development tool,

What about the scenario where a document claims to conform to some well-known DTD?  This
viewpoint seems to show a pretty narrow view of the ways in which XML might be employed.

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