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Re: problem with XML W3C Conformance Test Suite 20080205

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 17:36:57 +0100 (BST)
To: veillard@redhat.com, Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xml-testsuite@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20080807163657.EFFB1436A6F@macpro.inf.ed.ac.uk>

>   To me a plain well-formedness error clearly take precedence over a
> namespace error since document which doesn't conform to REC-xml-names can
> still be usable data, while a not well-formed one must break. 
>   I still think the error is miscategorized, and will supress it from 
> my regression runs. And I really don't think XML parsers should report
> a namespace error there but the XML-1.0 wellformedness error which is
> far more critical and general.

The test suite doesn't require any particular error message.  To
pass the test all you have to do is reject the document.  The fact
that you reject it because of the XML well-formedness error is
unimportant.

-- Richard

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