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Re: XHTML character entity support

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2009 11:06:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4AF000AD.3060103@kosek.cz>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org>, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> A) A validating processor (in which case they must read all external
> DTDs, process the declared entities, and expand the entities when
> appropriate, and which must also report violations of DTD constraints.

Since 2nd edition of XML from 2000 validating processor is not required
to report validation errors:


"Validating processors must, ***at user option***, report violations of
the constraints expressed by the declarations in the DTD, and failures
to fulfill the validity constraints given in this specification."


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