characters with both precomposed and base diacritic forms) match only if they have the same representation in both strings. (Of strings and rules in the grammar:) A string matches a grammatical production if it belongs to the language generated by that production.
(Of content and content models:) An element matches its declaration when it conforms in the fashion described in the constraint [VC: Element Valid].] [Definition: Marks a sentence describing a non-binding recommendation included to increase the chances that XML documents can be processed by the existing installed base of SGML processors which predate the Web SGML Adaptations Annex to ISO 8879.] [Definition: A data object is an XML document if it is well-formed, as defined in this specification.
Unless otherwise specified, failure to observe a prescription of this specification indicated by one of the keywords [Definition: (Of strings or names:) Two strings or names being compared are identical.
[Definition: A violation of the rules of this specification; results are undefined.It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited from another document.W3C's role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread deployment.Copyright © 2008 The Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a subset of SGML that is completely described in this document.Its goal is to enable generic SGML to be served, received, and processed on the Web in the way that is now possible with HTML.