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- From: David Megginson <email@example.com>
- To: <Marc.McDonald@Design-Intelligence.com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 06:57:52 -0500 (EST)
> I would suggest that the application should specify the DTD that the
> document is parsed by. After all, the document is supposed to conform
> to the application so you shouldn't have the document define what it
> means to conform (i.e. the DTD to use).
> Perhaps extend SAX so that there is an API to specify a DTD to
> override the documents?
If people want to experiment with this kind of thing, the API formerly
known as SAX provides the framework they need to do it; however, I am
not willing to create core features to trigger non-conformant
behaviour, however good the case in its favour.
All the best,
David Megginson firstname.lastname@example.org
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