On 11 Dec 2012, at 12:39, Lou Burnard <[log in to unmask]>
> Anyone who expects to process an SGML document without a DOCTYPE is of course barking, but I guess you might argue that an XML document without one is within the bounds of possibility.
just conceivably, yes :-}
> But why would the judge in her chambers expect any XML document necessarily to behave the same way in the presence of a DOCTYPE or without one? This isn't a problem unique to the TEI.
because the judge has learnt (from his servants) that some hip young people actually walk in the street without the protection
of a DOCTYPE, because they think its solely about validation. no-one has dared even mention things like JSON to the judge.
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