Hello --

On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Tobias Reif wrote:

> Bob Hutchison wrote:
>
>
> >>The a document's infoset may also depend on a DTD or Schema, as default and
> >>implied values may be added.
> >>
> >
> > Yes, for DTD at least. I don't know about the schema though. Does the W3C
> > schema have a special position? What about RelaxNG, Trex, Relax, schematron,
> > and so on? Do they affect the contents of the infoset? As I write this, I'm
> > starting to think that maybe only the DTD can affect the infoset. Hmmm.
>
>
> AFAICS: For well-formed parsers, only the internal DTD subset has to be
> read.
>
> With validating parsers and Schemas, I don't know; we'll see later.
> (currently priority 3)

But if anyone wants to write a validating XML parser in Ruby *now*, please
don't feel you have to wait :-)


David

-- 
David Alan Black
home: dblack / candle.superlink.net
work: blackdav / shu.edu
Web:  http://pirate.shu.edu/~blackdav