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Re: [xml-dev] Deterministic Content Models (was DTD ( From EliotteRust Harold's Book))
- From: Rob Lugt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 17:54:03 +0100
John Cowan wrote:
> "It is an error" means that 1) no XML document should do this, and 2) an
> XML processor may or may not detect or report it. So the use of an
> ambiguous (non-deterministic) content model may cause any of the
> following behaviors:
> 1) it just works;
> 2) it just fails silently;
> 3) it just generates an error;
> 4) it just makes demons fly out of your nose.
Now, if we could only write a processor that had the behaviour of (4), that
would be real progress.