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Re: Comments on WD-mobileOK-basic10-tests-20070130

From: Timur Mehrvarz <timur.mehrvarz@web.de>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2007 23:32:22 +0100
Message-Id: <8A42F749-F242-49B5-BDFF-28CF8BF367EB@web.de>
Cc: "Kai Hendry" <hendry@iki.fi>, public-bpwg-comments@w3.org
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

On 07.03.2007, at 22:43, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:17:20 +0100, Timur Mehrvarz  
> <timur.mehrvarz@web.de> wrote:
>> A specification can explicitly forbid a group of (enduser)  
>> applications to be forgiving about Non-Well-Formed-XML documents?  
>> A type of document it otherwise doesn't even talk about?
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/xml/#dt-fatal

I say it again. For tools, etc. this is just fine. But for certain  
types of enduser applications, it should be relaxed. This would make  
sense and, as mentioned before, it is already widely implemented this  
way. Ideally, apps would show a little warning, somewhere, if  
processed documents are not valid XML (but insist they are).

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