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Re: Editing rfc2518bis.xml

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 17:51:05 +0200
Message-ID: <435276E9.1040901@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> According to Oxygen's well-formedness test, the version I synchronized  
> to  http://ietf.webdav.org/webdav/rfc2518bis/draft-ietf-webdav- 
> rfc2518bis.xml (and the version I pulled back down again) is  
> well-formed.  It also goes through the utility at xml.resource.org just  
> fine.

xml2rfc doesn't use a proper XML parser. I don't know about the other 
one you tried, but the document contains non-ASCII characters which 
aren't UTF-8 encoded, thus proper XML parsers reject the document 
because of encoding problems.

> I tried to diff the xml file downloaded from my URL vs. the one from  
> yours and unfortunately the diff is garbage, showing every line  
> different.  It's probably something stupid like line returns, but it's  
> a pain in the ass figuring out what's actually changed.   If you  
> provide a diff I'll check it out further.

Just check for non-ASCII characters.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 16 October 2005 15:51:25 UTC

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