• Subject: Re: XML Attributes
  • From: "Phil Hall" <hallp@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 14:36:49 -0600

> 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?

Then if you are using a validating parser, the parser will flag the XML
sream is in error, and try to put the locator in the stream as close to the
error as possible (some times the error will cause the parser to not really
know exactly where the error is).

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

You really have a bee in your bonnet about XML taking over the EDI world ;-)

Have a read of;

[
http://www.xmls.com/resources/whitepapers/XMLSolutions_Peaceful_Co-Existence
.pdf ]

It might calm your nerves better than valium ;-)

--phil


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