RE: If XML is too hard for a programmer, perhaps he'd b e b
elharo@m... (Elliotte Rusty Harold) writes: >No, validation doesn't help because it has absolutely nothing to say >about comments, processing instructions, CDATA sections, white space >in tags, or character entities and very little to say about entity >references. It's just too hard to tell what is and isn't the string >you're looking for without using a genuine parser. Maybe Jeff meant normalization more than validation? Normalization helps with some things (more, I think, than validation), but also has its own costs. -- Simon St.Laurent Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets Errors, errors, all fall down! http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org
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