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Re: [xml-dev] Deterministic Content Models (was DTD ( From EliotteRust Harold's Book))
- From: David Brownell <email@example.com>
- To: Rob Lugt <firstname.lastname@example.org>, xml-dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 07:15:49 -0700
> "For compatibility, it is an error if an element in the document can match
> more than one occurrence of an element type in the content model. For more
> information, see E Deterministic Content Models."
> ... the "For Compatibility" clause does
> not indicate that an XML processor is free to ignore the constraint.
The "it is an error" clause indicates that. If it's just an "error",
not a "fatal error" or "validity error", reporting is optional.
That's what the definitions section says up front.