[Mono-devel-list] RE: On Being Bug Compatible with .NET Framework
dareo at microsoft.com
Tue Jul 20 10:00:37 EDT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Atsushi Eno [mailto:atsushi at ximian.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 11:20 AM
> To: Dare Obasanjo
> Cc: Miguel de Icaza; mono-devel-list at ximian.com; miguel at ximian.org
> Subject: Re: On Being Bug Compatible with .NET Framework
> > "This is by design. We allow XML declaration in XML
> fragments because > of the encoding attribute. Otherwise the
> encoding information would > have to be transferred outside
> of the XML and manually set into > XmlParserContext."
> Hmm, so the use case would be to parse external entity that
> is however usually done in DTD parser (black box). I wonder
> if there is other use cases that need this design. But it
> sounds rational, so I think I'll fix this problem.
> BTW MSDN documentation should be then fixed since it explains
> that if XmlNodeType is Element then the contents must be:
> "Any valid element content (for example, any combination of
> elements, comments, processing instructions, CDATA sections,
> text, and entity references)."
I'll filed a spec bug about this issue and noted that it should be fixed
in documentation as well.
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