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Re: some findings on "XML Tools" and"XHTML 1.1 with SVG and MathML D TD" (XML isn't simple)

I suspect most (perhaps all) of those that don't work, don't work 
because they rely on MSXML as their underlying parser. In its various 
incarnations MSXML has notorious, long-standing bugs including the 
handling of ignorable white space and namespaces declared through DTD 
default attributes.  It would be instructive to divide your findings 
into those products that do and don't use MSXML. I suspect you'll 
find that the more accurate conclusion is that XML 1.0 + namespaces 
is not that complex, but that Microsoft simply does not have the will 
to completely and accurately follow the standards.

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