What is the difference between well-formed and valid XML ?
Thanks & Regards, Kumar.
posted 11 years ago
Well-formedness means that your XML structure is correct, you're not using illegal characters, etc. For example, the following document is not well-formed because the elements are not contained properly:
The validity of an XML document, however, is about the XML document complying with a given DTD or XML Schema document which describes what kind of tags are allowed, in what order, how many of them, what other elements can they contain, etc.