The Inline XBRL validation stack

The Inline XBRL validation stack

1. Well-formedness To be machine-readable, XML has to be well formed.  Attributes have to be enclosed in quotes; certain characters have to be escaped; all opening tags have to be matched with closing tags. A human reader may recognise easily that a closing tag has...
Schemas and XBRL

Schemas and XBRL

The invention of schemas to provide formal definition of the contents of XML documents was one of the most important innovations accompanying the creation of the world wide web.  For the first time it was possible to develop a generic data validator which was...