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- From: Mike Brown <email@example.com>
- To: 'Rob Lugt' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 16:18:22 -0600
Rob Lugt wrote:
> Are entities containing mark-up allowed in attribute values?
By my reading of the spec, if the entity is internal, parsed and general,
yes. The replacement text must be well-formed. Such attribute values can
still break the well-formedness of the document if the replacement text
contains, for example, a quote that could be confused for the closing quote
around the attribute value.
XML Rec sections 4.3.2, 4.4 (the table is helpful) and 4.4.5 are relevant.
Mike J. Brown, software engineer at My XML/XSL resources:
webb.net in Denver, Colorado, USA http://www.skew.org/xml/