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Re: SV: What's a valid instance...James Clark

From: David Carver <kingargyle@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 10:42:53 -0400
Message-ID: <460295ED.2090706@gmail.com>
To: Bryan Rasmussen <BRS@itst.dk>
CC: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Bryan Rasmussen wrote:
>
>   
>>> Trouble is, James Clark is one of those people who I would imagine is 
>>> rarely wrong, so I thought I'd better ask!
>>>       
>> Yes, James Clark is wrong.   Of course you need to take a look at the 
>> date of the email, which is 2002, and we are in 2007 now, so I suspect 
>> it was accurate at the time it was written.   Xerces correctly rejects 
>> the <bar/> element when validated with the schema example provided.
>>     
>
>
> Really? It's been probably a full year but I could have sworn the last time I
> checked this thing in XSV and in some versions of XMLSpy it validated laxly?
>
>   
I believe Xerces default is strict.  It is the only way I validate any 
way.  In my industry, lax validation does us no good.

Dave
Received on Thursday, 22 March 2007 14:48:27 UTC

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