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  • From: "Ingo Macherius" <Ingo.Macherius@TU-Clausthal.de>
  • To: mecom-gmbh@mixx.de, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 12:23:24 +0000

xml-dev folks,

I'm *very* sorry for the confusion my sloppy mail has caused. Thanks 
to the individuals that noticed me (there was quite a lot of private 
mail). A good sign, people care. 

> > > 1)  the <?XML version="1.0"> PI is missing.
> >
> > Ouch. This is not well-formed at all.
> > Use <?xml version="1.0"> as to the latest PR.

This is wrong again. *bummer*

> how about
> <?XML version="1.0" ?>

This is wrong, too. "xml" must be lower-case.

> i've yet to understand why, but isn't that the way it needs to be?

Why ? Productions [24] and [25] in section 2.8 !

[24]  XMLDecl ::=  '<?xml' VersionInfo EncodingDecl? SDDecl? S? '?>'
[25]  VersionInfo ::=  S 'version' Eq 
				('"VersionNum"'| "'VersionNum'") 

So the minimal correct PI is: <?xml version="1.0"?>

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