[XML-SIG] Working with non-compliant XML utilities

Alexandre Fayolle Alexandre.Fayolle at logilab.fr
Fri Dec 12 03:05:35 EST 2003

On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 09:59:37PM +0100, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Alexandre Fayolle <Alexandre.Fayolle at logilab.fr> writes:
> > This reminds me of DTD validation of EMPTY elements:
> > if an element is declared EMPTY in a DTD, then it has to use the
> > shortcut notation, otherwise the document is not valid. 
> That is not the case. In XML 1.0 (second edition), after clause 43, we
> find the definitions

> So this is really "should", not "must".

Thanks a lot for the precision, Martin. I don't remember where I had got 
the feeling of a 'must', here. I guess I should read XML 1.0 again
-- this is also really a 'should' ;-)

Alexandre Fayolle
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