A call for reason

David Carlisle davidc at nag.co.uk
Tue Nov 30 14:35:16 GMT 1999

> Net result is that SML data will be well-formed but invalid
> name error will not be reported.  Is this too much to ask?

Having SML being well formed but not valid XML is not too much to ask,

The name rules are part of the well formed productions, they are not a
validation constraint.

So as it stands, there will exist valid SML documents that are not well
formed XML and will therefore trigger a fatal error if given to an XML


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