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Re: Is whitespace within general entities ignorable?

Tim Bray wrote:

> In my experience, John Cowan is one of those People Who Is
> Usually Right.

*wide-eyed astonishment*

>  I must say though, that I'm having trouble
> agreeing with him on this one.  John, did this get covered
> in one of the errata?


> What does actual real-world software do with this?

Nsgmls in -xml mode, which is not a fully compliant XML processor, accepts it
as valid.  This is a good indication that it was "supposed to work".
So I suppose I am wrong.

I will bring it up to the Core WG.

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to do / all things             || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
with art- / lessness           \\ -- Piet Hein