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Re: another infoset vs. tree-model question
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2001 08:49:40 -0400
Richard Lanyon asks -
> do Unexpanded Entity Reference Information Items break up text nodes?
> In other words, is:
> one text node or two, if the entityref isn't expanded? The quote "A
> text node comes from a sequence of one or more consecutive character
> information items" suggests that any information item which interrupts
> the "consecutive" sequence will effectively delimit text nodes.
If the entity reference isn't expanded, you couldn't know if it would be
character information items when expanded - it might contain markup, who
knows? So a processor couldn't just treat it as character information
items. It seems that the reference must delimit text nodes, as you suggest.