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Re: Conflict between XML Recommendation clauses

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 1998 13:42:10 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19980805133357.00a9052c@207.34.179.21>
To: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>, xml-editor@w3.org
At 03:05 PM 8/5/98 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>Clause 1.2 says:
>
>	Violations of validity constraints are errors; they
>	must, at user option, be reported by validating XML
>	processors.
>
>Clause 5.1 says:
>
>	Validating processors must report [...] failures to
>	fulfill the validity constraints given in this specification.
>
>Which is correct?  Is provision of a user option required or not?

Yup, that's a real live inconsistency.  It'll have to go on the list
to fix.   Thanks for the sharp eyes. -Tim
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 1998 16:40:12 GMT

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