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Re: External parsed entities (Re: Inconsistency between IETF and W3C...)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 1999 11:51:32 +0100
Message-ID: <3844FDB4.1E96DCB9@w3.org>
To: MURATA Makoto <murata.makoto@fujixerox.co.jp>
CC: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, timbl@w3.org, simonstl@simonstl.com, ietf-xml-mime@imc.org, Tsmith@parc.xerox.com, xsl-editors@w3.org, masinter@parc.xerox.com


MURATA Makoto wrote:
> 
> Chris Lilley wrote:
> > a) application/xml for xml files. All are required to be well formed,as
> > per the XML specification, otherwise it is a fatal error.
> > b) application/xml-epe for external parsed entities which are not
> > themselves well-formed instances
> 
> Point of clarification.   I have an external parsed entity.  I use
> it only as an external parsed entity.  Incidentally, it also parses
> as an XML document, but this was never intended.  Which one should
> I use?

The algorithm is as follows:

Is it well formed instance
  Yes: use a)
  No: use b)

This does not strike me as being especially difficult or complex.

--
Chris
Received on Wednesday, 1 December 1999 05:51:51 GMT

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