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Re: SOAP's prohibiting use of XML internal subset

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 19:47:19 -0500
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At 1:34 PM -0800 11/25/02, Tim Bray wrote:


>Furthermore, every XML processor in the world just silently does the 
>internal subset and it's going to cost *extra work* for SOAP 
>implementations to check that they haven't.

That's true if you define an XML processor as one that actually 
conforms to the XML spec. I have seen a few alleged XML processors 
that don't. In particular the XMLPULL parsers XPP3 and kXML do not 
read or process the internal DTD subset.
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