[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: External parsed entities (Re: Inconsistency between IETF and W3C...)

MURATA Makoto wrote:
> Chris Lilley wrote:
> > a) application/xml for xml files. All are required to be well formed,as
> > per the XML specification, otherwise it is a fatal error.
> > b) application/xml-epe for external parsed entities which are not
> > themselves well-formed instances
> Point of clarification.   I have an external parsed entity.  I use
> it only as an external parsed entity.  Incidentally, it also parses
> as an XML document, but this was never intended.  Which one should
> I use?

The algorithm is as follows:

Is it well formed instance
  Yes: use a)
  No: use b)

This does not strike me as being especially difficult or complex.