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   Re: parsing entity values

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  • From: "Chris Olds" <colds@nwlink.com>
  • To: "Richard Tobin" <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>,"Philip J Grabner" <grabner@interdim.com>,<xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 12:09:23 -0800

One nit:

Richard Tobin wrote (a helpful explanation, ending with):
>[...] but if we had:
><!ENTITY % less "&#38;#60;">
><!ENTITY % more "&#38;#62;">
><!ENTITY elt "%less;=%more;">
>the replacement text of elt would be
>  <=>
>  &#60;=&#62;
>and should be detected as a syntax error if &elt; occurred in the

Actually, it's already a syntax error - Section 4.3.2 says that "An internal
parsed general entity is well-formed if its replacement text matches
<i>content</i>."  Do any of the available parsers indicate an error if &elt;
is not used in the document?


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