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   Re: [xml-dev] Article: "The horror of XML"

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Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

> It's the infoset's fault that it doesn't mandate simple well-formedness. 

Thta has nothing to do with spec writers mandating it.

> I have no objection to synthetic infosets or non-text, internal 
> representations of the Infoset such a DOM Document object. I object when 
> those representations do not adhere to the same basic rules XML 1.0 does.

Neither do I. The point is, if it doesn't adhere, why spec it? 
Simply being the Infoset shouldn't cause spec writers to suspend 
their judgement.

Bill de hÓra



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