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   Re: [xml-dev] XPointer and XML Schema

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 > Henry S. Thompson wrote:
 >>Final note:  the 99.99% case, for both DTDs and Schemas, is that all
 >>sensible *user agents* will do the same thing, and it will be what
 >>people expect, namely:
 >>  1a) If there's a DOCTYPE, process as much of it as you can get
 >>      access to looking for ID declarations, and use them during
 >>      parsing to identify possible anchors;
 >>  2a) If there's an xsi:schemaLocation attribute, use it to get a
 >>      schema doc and schema validity assess using it;
 >>  2b) Otherwise if the doc elt is in a namespace and there's a
 >>      schema doc accessible via the namespace URI, ditto.

Really?  On the contrary, I expect that the vast majority of user agents
will do no schema validation in the vast majority of cases when
processing XML resources.  -Tim


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