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Re: XML 1.0 Conformance Test Results
- From: David Brownell <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 06:59:46 -0700
> > I think that the logical course would be to require that all PIs (before
> > or within the DTD) be reported in document order. [...]
> > Anything else would seem to drop the requirements of the XML spec
> > that PIs be reported.
> I don't think that's really relevant. This canonical form exists only
> for the purpose of testing, and should be whatever is convenient for
> that purpose.
It's there for testing conformance to the XML spec, so I can't
see how it would be anything except relevant ... :)
> > PIs within the
> > DTD would be either before or after the declarations.
> If they're going to be output then before the declarations makes most
> sense, since I guess that most parsers that can report PIs in the DTD
> do so during parsing of the DTD, whereas the definitions of notations
> and entities may not be available until after the whole DTD has been
Good point -- that order _would_ be more convenient.