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   RE: RE: [xml-dev] Stupid Question (was RE: [xml-dev] XMLdoesn'tdese rve

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On Tue, 2002-03-05 at 16:05, John Evdemon wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 05, 2002 5:03 PM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> > 
> > Also, saying "show me this information as well-formed XML" is a pretty
> > good way to assess how deeply complicated all the hidden bits are.
> >  
> Isn't the phrase well-formed XML a bit redundant?

Sure, though I think it's acquired a meaning slightly stronger than
simply "XML".  

I could have said "just XML with no schemas, DTDs, or other magic", but
I think "well-formed XML" both says it better and suggests that the
notion of well-formedness (as a category separate from validity) is
Simon St.Laurent
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