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   Re: [xml-dev] Character Entities: An XML Core WG View

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davidc@nag.co.uk (David Carlisle) writes:
> If an undefined entity was a validity rather than a well
>formed error then this layering would be fine.

Hmmm.... an idle thought suggests that non-validating parsers which
don't retrieve external resources may actually have an advantage here,
as the parser should assume that the undefined entity is just the result
of an unretrieved DTD fragment and use something like skippedEntity() to
report it.


Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA
http://simonstl.com may be my URI
http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI
urn:oid: is another possibility altogether


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