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Re: Error handling in XML

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 21:13:27 -0400
Message-ID: <335C10B7.A6ADE3D8@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Todd Freter <Todd.Freter@Eng.Sun.COM>
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Todd Freter wrote:
> Shouldn't the author, the generator of the document, have a say in whether the
> XML application should be kind or rigorous? Maybe this is crazy, but why not
> let the author state an intention:
> 
> <?XML VERSION="1.0" WF="NO"?>

I think that there is something seriously wrong if an author is giving
this much thought to how to get their invalid document accepted rather
than on how to just fix it. Correct documents should be our goal.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Monday, 21 April 1997 21:32:53 EDT

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