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   Re: [xml-dev] Guidelines for handling of elements' content?

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Thomas B. Passin scripsit:

> When there is a DTD or schema is involved, you only get this whitespace 
> knowledge passed on if the processor is set for validation.

That's not the whole truth.  A non-validating processor MAY look at the
DTD and decide which elements have element content, and then report
whitespace between child elements as "ignorable" (by the application,
that is); a validating processor MUST do so.

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