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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: Scott Cooper <scott@iguana.co.nz>, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 06 Nov 1997 14:11:40 -0800

At 11:06 PM 05/11/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>>suggesting parameter entity references aren't expanded within the
>>default string in an attdef(?). good, bad and/or ugly? 
>Wrong.  They are supposed to be expanded. -T.

Wrong again.  They are supposed to be left as-is.  Somebody wrote me
pointing out that Lark doesn't do this, and I gasped and went and
found the code, and there's this comment saying "Don't expand PE's
in <!ATTLIST default strings!".

Sigh; my apologies. -Tim

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