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   Re: [xml-dev] Validness, doctype, and Schema Instance

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On Thursday 18 November 2004 16:13, Jeff Rafter wrote:
> > But does it matter if a document is Not valid? What if one walks out in
> > this world writing/generating documents which are not valid?
> This is perfectly legal-- however there are a lot of situations where
> the validity of a document is assumed by a business process. 

Yes, I was referring to the strict definition of validness as per the XML 
spec; if it was to ok to ignore DOCTYPE/DTDs etc, and that seems pretty ok. 
Producing proper -- "valid" in the broad sense -- XHTML, Docbook, etc, is 
must, of course.




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