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Why validate XML?

I am looking for an explanation on just why XML needs to be validated. I have been testing DTD's and Schema's for the past month and recently tried to find out why I am doing this. I know it makes the ...
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Validating Objects With XSDs: Is Re-Serializing Redundant or Negligible?

Context: I've got a web service that deals with request / response objects. There are strict, externally-defined schemas constraining both the structure and the content of both requests and ...
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Standard way of allowing general XML data

I'm writing a data gathering and reporting application that takes XML files as input, which will then be read, processed, and stored in a strongly-typed database. For example, an XML file for a "Job" ...
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Best practice for validating XML messages

Two systems are communicating via XML messages on a message queue and any received message must be validated for structure, content and business logic before being processed. An XML schema offers ...