Re: What makes illegal characters non-conformant

On 23 Sep 2009, at 15:12, Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> although
> is _not_ broken per the XML specification. . .

It should be, per:

> It is a fatal error if an XML entity is determined (via default,  
> encoding declaration, or higher-level protocol) to be in a certain  
> encoding but contains byte sequences that are not legal in that  
> encoding.

That said, though processors must throw a fatal error, I can't see  
anything saying the document isn't well-formed (bug?).

Geoffrey Sneddon

Received on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 18:24:40 UTC