[standards-jig] Essence of Jabber

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Thu Mar 7 11:53:55 UTC 2002


On Thu, 2002-03-07 at 03:42, Fabrice DESRE wrote:
> Julian Missig wrote:
> >  >
> >  > - don't break on unknown extensions - just ignore
> > 
> > Again, XML compliance.
> 
>   I disagree here. XML compliance doesn't disallow an application to stop
> processing when the document is invalid. It is an application defined 
> behaviour.
> XML compliance just forbid the processing of a document that is not well 
> formed.
> 

Huh? Not breaking on unknown attributes or unknown elements is a part of
XML, especially when we are not checking for validity, only
well-formedness.

Julian
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