Streaming XML (Was RE: XML Information Set Requirements, W3C Note 18-February-1999)

David Megginson david at
Mon Feb 22 19:09:00 GMT 1999

Richard Tobin writes:

 > > My first cut at it says that all VCs except the following can be
 > > checked given the full left context (in stream terms, all that
 > > has come before):
 > > 
 > > [32] Standalone Document Declaration
 > > [56] IDREF
 > > [56] Entity Name (detectable at end of DTD)
 > > [58] Notation Attributes (detectable at end of DTD)
 > This is also not detectable until the end of the DTD:
 > [76] Notation Declared

Yes, but since the DTD precedes the start of the document element, in
practice this constraint would not affect streaming.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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