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- From: "Paul Tchistopolskii" <email@example.com>
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 16:40:54 -0700
The easy workaround that I see is to add the new tag to the
DTD with <!ELEMENT newtag ANY>
PS. However, I still think that if <!ELEMENT newtag ANY> would push
parser not to check for existance of the *clilds* definitions in the DTD,
but would realy mean 'anything that is well-formed is OK' it would
make our lifes easier without introducing any ( even hypotetical)
trouble. ANY is a hack anyway.
> To be a valid XML document, each tag that exists must correspond to a tag
> DTD. So if you add a tag which does not exist on the DTD, you will no
> have a valid XML document. You could, however, still have a well-formed
> document if you added the tag in a well-formed manner. So you could
> validate the given document, but the response should be that the document
> Shawn Lauzon
> Does anybody out there know if:
> 1. you have a well-formed xml file that you are parsing and validating.
> 2. a dtd file that validates the current xml file it is checked against.
> If you add a new tag that is not part of the DTD description, will an
> result be given showing the the xml file is unable to be validated?
> Adam Eyler
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