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Re: ERB Decisions of March 26th



At 11:57 AM 3/26/97 -0800, Terry Allen wrote:
>| Proposal: Well-formed XML docs are considered to have <, >, ',
>|           ", and & predefined.  Valid XML docs must have them 
>|           declared *if* they use them; the spec will give a precise 
>|           definition of what the declaration must be.
>| 
>| Passed unanimously.  Outstanding item to get the declaration just right.
>
>Does this mean that a well formed XML doc that uses ' becomes
>invalid if a doctype declaration is added and ' is not 
>declared?

It doesn't "become" invalid; it never was valid, just well-formed.  
But yes; it doesn't become valid until all the necessary declarations
are in place. -Tim