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Re: Standalone declaration (was Re: diable <!DOCTYPE...>)

In article <200108241718.f7OHIfW99755@skew.org> you write:
>One wonders how the validity constraint can be tested without looking at
>the external declarations.

It can't, of course.  However, you - the author - can check your
documents with a validating parser (which *does* look at the external
declarations) and if it passes you can be confident that someone
else's non-external-subset-reading parser will get the right answer.

-- Richard