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   Re: ModSAX: Proposed Core Features

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  • From: Sean Mc Grath <digitome@iol.ie>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sat, 13 Mar 1999 10:14:55 +0000

[Sean Mc Grath]
>> My point is that you cannot switch from:
>>         <!DOCTYPE foo SYSTEM "doc.dtd">
>> to:
>>         <!DOCTYPE foo [
>>         <!ENTITY % dtd SYSTEM "doc.dtd">
>>         %dtd;
>>         ]>
>> and expect things to be exactly the same. if you have
>> conditional sections in doc.dtd, the latter is illegal.
[John Cowan]
>I understand what you mean.  I believe you are not correct.
>Conditional sections are allowed in external PEs referenced
>from the internal subset, just not in the internal subset itself.

I only have one validating XML parser on this machine IBMs


	<?xml version="1.0"?>
	<!DOCTYPE foo [
	<!ENTITY % dtd SYSTEM "doc.dtd">

	<?xml version="1.0"?>
	<!DOCTYPE foo SYSTEM "doc.dtd">

b.xml validates. a.xml fails reporting:-
	Error: Conditional section only allowed in external subset. (2,3)

<Sean uri="http://www.digitome.com/sean.htm"/>

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