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Re: [xml-dev] %x;? - Opportunity for pedantry and exegesis

At 11:47 PM 27/09/01 -0700, Christopher R. Maden wrote:

>I think that, although perhaps unintended, this gotcha is a good one.  A compliant validating parser should detect the problem, which protects users from something like
><!ENTITY % x "x | y">
><!ELEMENT a (%x;?)>
>which, if legal, would have surprising results.

That's right, dammit!  It's a designed-in feature, not a
bug!  -Tim