Subject: Re: [xsl] Query regarding validating XML with DTD|
From: XSL-List Owner <xsl-list-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 09:19:06 -0400
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My application connects with a mobile-service-provider's server and receives
XML via HTTP POST. I extract the data from XML and send an appropriate response
back to the server.
I have been given a set of DTDs by the mobile-service-provider. The XML I receive/send via HTTP Post must adhere to these DTDs.
My question is - is it necessary to validate the XML I receive from mobile-service-provider against the DTDs? Or can I assume that - since the XML was created by the same source who created the DTD; the XML would definitely adhere to the required rules set in the DTD?
The reason is - I would be receiving loads and loads of such XML thro HTTP POST; if I am going to validate each such POST request against DTDs; it might be a huge performance issue!
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