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- Subject: Re: Cloning XML
- From: Jay Carlson <nop@...>
- Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 22:40:26 -0400
On 2015-05-18, at 5:19 PM, Coda Highland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 2:15 PM, Jay Carlson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 2015-05-18, at 11:36 AM, Tim Channon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> * not allowed self closing tags are not illegal by XML rules and here there is erratic usage of named or self closing for the same tags within one file. eg. both <text> </text> and <text> />
>> I think everybody should use a fully-conforming parser like expat, or something that uses like expat, while getting started on XML.
>> These all reflect the XML Infoset, which is the only data guaranteed to be communicated between parties using XML.
> This is explicitly counter to the stated goal of round-tripping the document.
If you are an XML processor there is nothing you can notice outside the Infoset.
: “It’s sort of a limited existence.”