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   Re: Possible schema validation issue in 3.0b3

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  • From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
  • To: "Falk, Alexander" <falk@icon.at>, "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>, xml-dev@XML.ORG, xml-editor@w3.org, "'www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org'" <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 17:18:41 -0500

Dan Connolly wrote:
> "Falk, Alexander" wrote:
> > The problem is this - section 4.4.8 explicitely says:
> >
> >     When a parameter-entity reference is recognized in the DTD and
> >     included, its replacement text is enlarged by the attachment of
> >     one leading and one following space (#x20) character; the intent
> >     is to constrain the replacement text of parameter entities to
> >     contain an integral number of grammatical tokens in the DTD.
> >
> > This section has also never been corrected by any errata (to the best of our
> > knowledge) and the annotated XML specs also don't mention a word about it
> > other than pointing at the SGML history issues.
> And yet none of the software I'm aware of follows this part of the
> spec. I'm copying xml-editor, since this is clearly a discrepancy
> between the XML 1.0 spec and implementations.

Oops... perhaps not so clearly after all.

Thanks for the references, Simon...

|We went over this in April - you might take a look at the thread at:

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/

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