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   Re: A nice propeller head XML question :-)

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  • From: "Richard L. Goerwitz III" <richard@goon.stg.brown.edu>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 15:23:36 -0400 (EDT)

> >If the expansion of an entity reference is required to have a space on either
> >side of the expanded text, correct? If so, then something like this must be
> >invalid?
> >
> ><!ENTITY % Foo 'ENTITY'>
> ><!%Foo; Bar 'Baz'>
> >
> >right?
> Right.

Just to add to Tim's statements:  It seems to me that the syntax of conditional
sections (INCLUDE/IGNORE) was changed specifically to allow spaces where older
XML standards did not, so that parameter-entity replacement would work for them.

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