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Re: Wording of ASOM

From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 07:30:08 -0800
To: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>, www-dom@w3.org
Message-id: <01b401c19ea2$aeac42e0$6800000a@brownell.org>
> ... XML did not officially define a processor type/mode in which no
> attempt is made to use the external subset. 

Eh?  I sure think it did.  The external subset is an unnamed entity,
so it falls under the options for a non-validating parser.  That was
the clear intent.

> And if you really want to process without _any_ reference to the Document
> Type, including its internal subset...  we can do that too but that's yet
> another mode, 

... actually that'd be clearly outside the scope of the XML REC, so
don't call it "XML".

- Dave
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 10:31:40 UTC

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