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Valid vs. well formed Documents

From: Weichel Bernhard (K3/EES4) <Bernhard.Weichel@pcm.bosch.de>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 1997 15:48:37 +0200
Message-ID: <c=DE%a=DBP%p=BOSCH-01%l=SIMAIL-970609134837Z-100485@si11724.si.bosch.de>
To: "'w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org'" <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
Some weeks ago, I raise the question if any well formed XML document can
be "upgraded" to a valid XML document. Occasionally I was misunderstood
to raise the question on good or bad DTDs.

So I want to raise the question again with a simple example:



<wellformed>
   <empty, x="foo"/>
   <empty, x="bar">now empty is not empty</empty>
</wellformed>


Is this fragment part of a well formed document?



Regards/Mit freundlichen Gruessen
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Bernhard Weichel              Phone:  (49) 711 811 8322
Robert Bosch GmbH               Fax:  (49) 711 811 8262
Dept. K3/EES4                 eMail:  bernhard.weichel@pcm.bosch.de
P.O. Box 30 02 40                     
D-70442 Stuttgart
Germany
Received on Monday, 9 June 1997 09:55:42 EDT

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