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This article was previously published under Q290910
When you load an XML document into an XML DOMDocument object after you set the validateOnParse property to False, the default attributes are not inserted for elements that are not declared explicitly in the document's document type definition (DTD).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This bug was corrected in Microsoft XML 3.0 Service Pack 1.
For additional information on other fixes included in Microsoft XML 3.0 Service Pack 1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
292935For the latest information and downloads of MSXML, refer to the following MSDN Web site at:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/292935/EN-US/ )INFO: List of Issues Fixed in Microsoft XML 3.0 Service Pack 1
Section 3.3 of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specification, located at the following Web site
http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/WD-xml-c14n-20001011#Example-SETagsindicates that the default attribute of an element should be added even if the binding element is not declared in the DTD.
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