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Re: [xml-dev] Error and Fatal Error

A tool calling itself an XML parser must treat XML errors as fatal.

A tool that corrects XML errors will be classified as something else.

An example of a parser that's tolerant of XML errors (so not an XML
parser) would be MindTouch's SGMLReader[1]. This is a parser that
implements the .NET XmlReader interface; if memory serves, there are a
few gaps in the implementation - because it specialises in handling

[1] http://developer.mindtouch.com/SgmlReader

Phil Fearon

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Joe Fawcett <joefawcett@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Glad to have started a lively discussion but disappointed to have no real
> answer to my question.
> Do I take it that most mainstream parsers then treat any error as fatal?
> Joe

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