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Re: Bad News on IE6 XML Support

On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 01:20:33PM +0100, Richard Tobin wrote:
> >The XML spec has nothing to say about what the correct behavior of a
> >browser is
> It says that after a fatal error the processor (=parser) must not
> continue to pass data to the application in the normal way.  The
> point of this is to ensure that applications - of which browsers
> are a canonical example - do not accept not-well-formed documents
> without at least making this clear to the user.

  Richard is of course 100% right. There is absolutely no ambiguity
in that part of the XML Recommendation, and the point that a fatal-error
means to stop further normal processing and raise the error at the application

  Violating this is a clear non-conformance issue. The spec *does* indicate
what is the correct behaviour.


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