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when to validate XML while being created programmatically..

From: dave <ceek63@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 23:25:08 -0800 (PST)
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <779967.94102.qm@web38011.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

This is related to validating a brand new XML instance
WHILE being created programmatically:
 Do you generally perform validation at the very end
of completely creating an XML instance? If Yes, how
would you correct these validation errors
programmatically? It looks like a daunting task.


Does it even make sense to perform on-the-fly
validation while constructing a new XML instance? If
Yes, how would you tell the system when the instance
is even incrementally valid before turning ON the
validation. I can imagine there must be an API to
enable/disable on-the-fly validation during the
creation of XML instance. I might be wrong as it may
not make sense.


Does the application design needs to ensure that the
generated XML is always valid?


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Received on Thursday, 20 December 2007 07:25:21 UTC

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