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Re: HTML and XML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 22:14:29 +0100
Message-ID: <4999D735.9050106@gmx.de>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: elharo@metalab.unc.edu, www-tag@w3.org
Bijan Parsia wrote:
> ...
> I'm not clear why one category of errors (well formedness ones) are so 
> much worse than other levels (e.g., validity ones). They are all errors. 
 > ...

...on different levels...

 > ...
> One nice thing about XML is separating these classes of errors so that 
> even if the document is not valid wrt the relevant schema, you can still 
> work with it (transform it, etc.)...

Indeed!

> ...What's so much worse about well 
> formedness errors?
> ...

By definition, that's an error that prevents the XML processor from 
doing it's job, turning a byte sequence into a sequence of elements, 
attributes, text data, etc.

>  ...

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 16 February 2009 22:08:38 GMT

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