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   Re: [ANN] WFC 38 is out (and a question)

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  • From: "James Tauber" <jtauber@jtauber.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 01:07:36 +0800

-----Original Message-----
From: Samuel R. Blackburn <sblackbu@erols.com>

>While doing this work, I came across a situation that I don't believe is
>covered in the specification. Consider the following snippet:
><H1>Text</H1> More Text <H2>Less Text</H2>
>Is this valid XML? " More Text " is orphaned.

For a start, I'm not sure you mean "valid". Remember that validity requires
a DTD.

So assuming you really mean "is this well-formed XML" the answer is no.

Production [1] makes it clear that there must be a single root, or document

James Tauber / jtauber@jtauber.com / www.jtauber.com
Associate Researcher, Electronic Commerce Network
Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia

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