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Re: Special XML parsers

Re:  Special XML parsers
> > IIRC James Clark's expat could also be criticized on 
> > similar grounds: it did not handle parameter entities: however this was 
> > clearly documented and expat was exploratory.
> The XML Recommendation does not require non-validating processors to 
> process any part of the DTD outside the internal subset. I took great 
> care to ensure that expat always did all the DTD processing required for 
> conformance (such as default attribute processing and handling of 
> internal entities declared in the internal subset).

The current version of Expat processes external parameter entities
(incl. the external subset) as well. It also performs very well under
the current version of the XML-Test-Suite http://www.w3.org/XML/Test/xmlts20020606.zip .



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