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Re: Missing validity constraints on standalone docs?

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 1998 05:56:28 -0700
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To: xml-editor@w3.org
At 11:52 AM 7/1/98 -0700, David Brownell wrote:
>Shouldn't it be a validity error for a standalone document
>to have an attribute which refers to an externally defined
>NOTATION?  Similarly, to externally defined ENTITY(IES)?

Not a validity error, because a validating processor is
required to read all external declarations.  But you have
a good case that this should be added to the list of things 
that goes into whether or not a document is "standalone". -Tim
Received on Thursday, 2 July 1998 08:55:10 UTC

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