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Re: [xml-dev] use SAX to get "tree" under XML node
> > > > > The response from Ron Bourrett was on the mark except
> > > > > that I'd have said to always use an XMLWriter of some kind.
> > > >
> > > > > There are too many corner cases you can trip over when you
> > > > > try to turn "raw data" into XML text.
> > > >
> > > > I think it depends on XML subset one is using.
> > >
> > > I said "XML" -- no subset, the Real Thing. :)
> > You mean every XML document in the world
> > *should* have a namespaces, bunch of PIs,
> > internal DTD e t.c. ?
> No, I only meant what I said.
I think that I overreacted to the 'Real Thing' wording.
Sorry for that. And now I'm about to overreact to
the wording 'marginally interoperable'. Sorry for that
> If you're writing XML,
> you're better off using tools that write the Real Thing
> so you don't create interop problems ... rather than
> assuming some marginally interoperable subset.
Excuse me, but writing out the *strict* subset of XML
creates *zero* interoperability problems.
> On the other hand, if the original question had said
> that some subset was involved (clearly wasn't, given
> the "CDATA is fine" followup :) the answer could
> have been different.
'CDATA is fine' means that at this point of time,
developer thinks that 'CDATA is fine'.