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RE: XInclude vs SAX vs validation
- From: Leigh Dodds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Julian Reschke <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 17:17:47 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Reschke [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 21 August 2001 16:38
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: XInclude vs SAX vs validation
[...suggestion to build Xinclude processor above SAX...]
> My question is: how would this affect validation against a DTD? From my
> understanding, validation normally happens at a lower level, so it is
> already done when I receive a SAX event, right?
Yes. Sort of. You may not get a SAXException for any validation errors
you start receiving callbacks, rather at the endElement call. So technically
is still occuring whilst you're adding in your new events.
But, from the applications perspective the validation is still occuring at a
layer. So unless you add additional upstream validation your inclusions
be validated against the schema of the input.
Leigh Dodds, Research Group, ingenta | "Pluralitas non est ponenda
http://weblogs.userland.com/eclectic | sine necessitate"
http://www.xml.com/pub/xmldeviant | -- William of Ockham