OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]
Re: [xml-dev] An elegant implementation of an XML graph traversal

On Sun, 2011-10-09 at 16:14 +0100, Chris Burdess wrote:
>  No general purpose XML tool will ever encounter anything cyclic in
> your document. 
Assuming it's well-formed XML, and you are working with the output of
the XML parser, that's true.

You can encounter some (erroneous) loops with entity definitions.

Also, since the XML specification *does* define id/idref pointers, it's
fair to note that id/idref pointer chains can form loops.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
Pictures from old books: http://fromoldbooks.org/

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]

News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1993-2007 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS