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John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com> wrote:
[Eric van der Vlist:]
|> On Sat, 2002-09-21 at 01:07, Arjun Ray wrote:
|>> AFAICS, a parser should cover everything in the infoset.  
| Note that what got into the infoset was a purely arbitrary choice
| by yours truly, with an eye to SAX, DOM (much diminished later) and
| XPath.  There is nothing normative about the selections,

How mutable is the spec, then?

| and saying "but it's in the infoset!" is no sort of reason why a 
| parser ought to support something.   Infoset conformance depends on 
| documenting what you in fact do support, neither more nor less.

Yes, but in what terms is the documentation expressed?  Is there an
"infoset-speak" behind the scenes?
|> infortunate that there is no XML serialization of the XML infoset (and
| The serialization of the XML Infoset is XML.

But not necessarily the original document, right?


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