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Re: Standalone document VC and WFC inconsistency

From: Rob Lugt <roblugt@elcel.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 12:38:02 +0100
Message-ID: <0cf901c21785$cd614b70$0400a8c0@scott>
To: "Karl Waclawek" <karl@waclawek.net>
Cc: <public-xml-testsuite@w3.org>, <xml-editor@w3.org>

Karl Waclawek wrote
> >
> > I presume that the WFC should take precedence over the VC and, for
clarity,
> > the VC should therefore be removed.  Do you agree?
>
> Maybe there is a slight difference.
>
> <snip/>
>
> It seems, that in the WFC, if standalone="yes", but the reference is
> inside a PE in the internal subset, then there is no requirement for
> a matching entity declaration at all. I.e. it says nothing about
> such references pointing to an external declaration.
>
> I would say then that the VC: Standalone Document Declaration adds
> some extra constraint and is not totally redundant.
>
> But that is my personal interpretation.
>

Thanks Karl, but even after your explanation I'm unclear about what
situations would generate a VC: Standalone Document but not a WFC: Entity
Declared.  Perhaps you give a little example of a standalone document that
you think has these attributes?

Many thanks
Rob Lugt
Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2002 17:32:32 GMT

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