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   Re: PARAMETER entities & WFness

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: Peter Jones <peterj@wrox.com>, "'XML-DEV'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Sep 1998 07:29:25 -0700

At 11:38 AM 9/2/98 +0100, Peter Jones wrote:
>parameter entities really only have one use for us in our
>well-formed-but-not-valid documents: to alter the order in which entity
>declarations are parsed?

I don't think parameter entities have any use whatsoever in any 
circumstances unless you're validating.  Reason: a non-validating
processor doesn't have to read them. -Tim

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