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   Re: [xml-dev] The J2ME pseudo-XML botch

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At 4:26 PM -0500 2/23/03, Mike Champion wrote:

>Are you (and Elliotte Harold?) saying that if the J2ME folks were to 
>change the spec and allow DOCTYPE declarations, but not implement 
>all the productions required to process an internal subset, then the 
>J2ME "XML" processor would be much more suitable even if it is not a 
>fully conformant XML 1.x implementation?

It might be some improvement (is it better to reject some well-formed 
documents or accept some malformed ones?)  but not enough. I'm not 
willing to settle for less than full conformance to the minimum level 
of XML 1.0.

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