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Ann Navarro wrote:
> What I'm most interested in is a means of using such a list (whomever
> defines it) in a way that doesn't require gymnastics like internal DTD
> subsets. I don't think that's asking for anything outlandish.
(a) first of all, why does it have to be internal? If it's external &
identified by a well-known URI I assume that processors could have
cached versions and/or only retrieve when referenced.
(b) the amount of gymnastics required is going to be about the same
whether it's DTD or some other syntax, I could devise a bunch of
syntaxes for saying that &foobar; means ს but none of them are
really going to be dramatically simpler than the <!ENTITY syntax that
I'm not hostile to what people want to accomplish here; It's just that I
haven't seen a suggestion from anybody yet that's clearly better than
what we have now. -Tim