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Re: Valid XML and Schema Normative?

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2000 11:30:48 +0900
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To: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>, "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
At 00/07/05 16:12 -0400, Joseph M. Reagle Jr. wrote:
>Consequently, if a Signature application encountered a Signature with
>external content (even if namespace qualified) in SignedInfo, that Signature
>should be invalid. It would only know it is invalid if it had the
>DTD/Schema, consequently, a schema validating parser is REQUIRED. Right?

Couldn't you just use a well-formed parser, and throw an error
if you see an element or attribute that's not allowed?

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 5 July 2000 23:43:25 UTC

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