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   Re: Why is this JC test not-wf?

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: roddey@us.ibm.com, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 12:42:14 -0800

At 12:22 PM 3/17/99 -0700, roddey@us.ibm.com wrote:
>Ok, so I'm running through the James Clark tests with my new parser and I
>don't exactly understand why not-wf\sa\081.xml is not well formed
>necessarily. Here is the text:
>   <!DOCTYPE doc [
>   <!ENTITY e SYSTEM "nul">
>   ]>
>   <doc a="&e;"></doc>

It's not WF because there is a specific prohibition against referring
to external entities in attribute values. -Tim

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