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   Re: XSchema: root element

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  • From: rbourret@dvs1.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de (Ron Bourret)
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 2 Jul 1998 20:42:16 +0200

John Cowan wrote:

> What does "valid" mean here?  If it has its technical XML sense, thenn no,
> the document instance will be valid staring from any root as long as
> you mention that element in the DOCTYPE declaration.
> If you mean that some later-stage application will barf unless it sees a
> specific root, then you may be right.

I meant the barfing semantics.  Valid was clearly a poor choice of words.

-- Ron

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