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   Re: [xml-dev] Conformance testing and the XML-test-suite

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> As far as I can tell, the XML spec does not state that a non-validating
> XML processor must not report VC violations. However, the moment it does 
> report some of them, it could be considered a faulty validating pocessor.

But the parser clearly identifies itself as non-validating.

> From a practical point of view, a non-validating processor that
> reports VC violations as errors would not be very useful, as you could
> not check for well-formedness of a document, unless you examine each
> reported error manually.

Sure you could-- the parser would report WF errors as Fatal Errors and 
stop processing, while it would report VC errors as Errors and continue 



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