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   RE: [xml-dev] Data streams and schema use and identification

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> One of the biggest 
> comforts of SGML was the idea of "No surprises" everything should be 
> declared and obvious so I would know why something failed.

I was very surprised indeed when I discovered that XML defined a
document as valid if it conformed to whatever DTD the document author
cared to nominate, as distinct from the DTD required by the document

Michael Kay


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