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Re: Draft - Fixup or Full XML Parser

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:40:20 -0500
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: W3C XML-ER Community Group <public-xml-er@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1329849620.15237.121.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Tue, 2012-02-21 at 11:38 -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:
> I think it's important that an ER parser produces the same infoset as
> an XML parser for all WF XML documents that don't have an internal or
> external subset.


> I'd like it to be true for *all* WF XML documents, but I can imagine
> that we might decide that the ER parser doesn't handle every possible
> peculiarity of DTD parsing.

Right; fetching a DTD is the only plausible way to recover from
undefined entities, for example.


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