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   Re: [xml-dev] Are there any restrictions to XML particle count/size?

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This is an implementation issue, and so it is not defined in the
specification. Therefore, it is up to parsers to impose their own (what
they consider to be) pratical limits.  You may also find the following
recent posting by David Megginson helpful:


Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

Ralph Hilken wrote:
> Tried to search the XML-DEV archives to see if this was covered previously,
> but the search engine is currently inoperable, so please forgive me if this
> was already covered.  Are there any restrictions to count or length of XML
> documents?  In other words, it seems you can have:
> 1- infinite number of elements, attribute lists, PI, comments, and entities
> of all kinds.
> 2- the length of names and content is infinite.
> The only restriction I found in the XML recommendation is that an XML
> document can have only one root element and only one XML declaration.
> Is my understanding of the above correct, and are there any other size/count
> restrictions to an XML document?
> Appreciate your comments,
> Ralph
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