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RE: [xml-dev] XML 2.0

> What is the benefit of forcing a single root? Catching errors 
> where the document ends prematurely but on a /*/* boundary.

And the benefit of NOT forcing a single root is that you can append
incrementally to log files without the ridiculous workaround of including
the log file as an external entity into a skeletal document entity whose
sole function is to provide the unnecessary wrapper element.

Michael Kay

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