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- From: James Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 11 Mar 1997 10:57:38 +0700
At 16:22 10/03/97 GMT, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> James Clark writes:
>> At 09:24 10/03/97 GMT, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>> >Above all, of course, the XML documents must be valid SGML documents and
>> >they must give the same 'result' as when processed by sgmls.
>> You won't in general be able to parse valid XML documents with sgmls. Two
>> obvious reasons are that it doesn't support Unicode and it doesn't allow you
>> to change delimiters.
>Understood. Is this also the same with NSGMLS?
> (I haven't moved on to these
>simply for technical porting reasons - my UNIX machine is too old). ? In which
>case if I rephrase the question to '... by SP or NSGMLS ' is this true?
Yes, with an appropriate SGML declaration. However you won't be able to
parse well-formed but invalid XML documents, and you won't be able to
validate XML documents for constraints that are in XML but not in SGML.
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