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- From: David Schach <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 10:09:46 -0700
This kind of bug will be common because SGML allows the & to be used
this way. I think this difference in entity processing unnecessarily
complicates SGML to XML conversion.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon.Bosak@Eng.Sun.COM [SMTP:Jon.Bosak@Eng.Sun.COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 1997 9:25 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: XML online and Entities
> [David Schach:]
> | I noticed that XMLToc contains unescaped &'s inside of PCData. This
> | is legal SGML but prohibited in XML per section 2.4.
> Yup. This is (as we say in the software business) a known bug in the
> process used to compile the DynaText binaries from the DocBook SGML
> source. It will get fixed the next time the books are rebuilt, which
> unfortunately may be a little while.
> | I think this example shows the need to revisit the entity expansion
> | rules in XML.
> Maybe. Or maybe it just means that we have to live with a slightly
> buggy test bed for the moment. The team in charge of this is in the
> toils of Solaris 2.6 finalization and probably won't be able to deal
> with this for the next month or so.
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