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Re: Validation in IE never fails!

From: Philippe Poulard <Philippe.PoulardNO@----------.-----.-->
Date: 4/5/2007 3:12:00 PM

Andrew wrote:
> Hi
> I'm new to this group, so apologies if it's an old chestnut, or not
> appropriate to this group....
> I have been playing around with creating xml files and schemas with
> which to validate them. In order to validate them, I've downloaded the
> "Tools for validating XML and viewing XSL output" from Microsoft and
> installed them. I've tried this on various machines, with various
> browser versions and OS's.
> However, when the file is valid, right-clicking --> Validate XML
> reports "Validation Successful". But then introducing deliberate (and
> quite major) errors still results in "Validation Successful".

It sounds like if IE was validating only regarding DTDs, not schema :)

Perhaps you should use a more suitable tool for validating ; the MSXMLn 
suite contains various classes for that purpose ; Java has also numbers 
of tools


              (. .)
|      Philippe Poulard       |
        Have the RefleX !


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