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   Re: Parser Behaviour (serious)

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  • From: "Steve Muench" <smuench@us.oracle.com>
  • To: <martind@netfolder.com>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2000 08:45:44 -0700

| Didier replies:
| So, if I understand well, these parser automatically turn on the validation
| process when a DOCTYPE is encountered in the file. You have to manually turn
| off validation with an command line option. Is that right? I'll enter that
| info in my notebook.

I don't think they are working in validation mode,
but my understanding is that they must fetch the 
DTD in case there are default attribute values 
(at a minimum) lurking in there that might affect
what info the parser makes available to the application.

Steve Muench, Consulting Product Manager & XML Evangelist
Business Components for Java Development Team

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