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   Re: Retrieving attributes from an internal entity

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: Don Kackman <DKACKMAN@agchem.com>, "'XML Dev'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Nov 1998 13:17:42 -0800

At 03:10 PM 11/2/98 -0600, Don Kackman wrote:
><!ENTITY om "<variable targetset='om'>OM</variable>">
>I can load the document into MSXML (thier parser) and traverse the node
>tree. When I get to the node where I am refering to the &om; entity I
>get OM back as the value of that node but I cannot retrieve the
>targetset attribute.
>Is this a limitation of the MS beta parser or am I misunderstanding how
>entities are used in XML?

You're fine, you should be able to retrieve that attribute.  You
should report this back to Microsoft ASAP, I'm sure they'll fix it. -T.

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