• Subject: RE: XML Attributes
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 13:42:15 -0600

> 
> > What if it's
> > <quantity value="999999999/> or something even wacky-er.
> 
> This would be flagged as an invalid XML stream by a parser 
> (the parser would
> fail checking the stream is 'well formed' and wouldn't get to 
> the validating
> stage to check the stream against the DTD, if there is one), 
> because of the
> missing " before the />

Sorry, that was a typo.  I didn't mean to leave of the ending ".  What about
the first part of my question.  What if the data and DTDs don't match?

In all reality, how many people actually use DTDs?  Maybe 5%?  Like I said
before, XML was never meant to do EDI.

Brad
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