A call for reason
Gavin Thomas Nicol
gtn at ebt.com
Tue Nov 30 22:08:32 GMT 1999
> These stringent error-reporting requirements that you
> complain about are syntax errors, sometimes run-time errors
> - and the WG is quite correct in requiring the parser to kick
> nonconforming documents out instead of trying to figure out
> what they meant to say. If it's broken at that basic a level,
> it doesn't need to be set loose - make the author fix the
> errors first.
Absolutely in agreement.
FWIW. It was the browser vendors that asked for draconian
error handling... to the surprise of many XML-WG members.
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