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Re: XHTML and MIME

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 16:05:37 +0100
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"Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote in message 
news:3E9C710C-A0E0-4713-8D1D-3FCB259E7708@iki.fi...
>
> On Sep 1, 2006, at 16:40, Jim Ley wrote:
>
>> there is nothing in
>> the XML spec which requires that a application shows a _user_ an  error,
>> rather than rendering something.
>
> The XML processor is required to stop normal processing and stop  passing 
> data to the app in the usual way. It is pretty clear that the  intent of 
> the spec is not to suppress errors silently. Rendering the  document up to 
> the error is perfectly ok spec-wise.
>
> Are you suggesting that the XML processor continue processing and  passing 
> bogus fixed-up data to the app but in an abnormal--yet  silent--way?

No, I don't consider that at all appropriate for the XML Processor, I expect 
another part of the application to do that.

Jim. 
Received on Friday, 1 September 2006 15:08:16 GMT

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