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

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>No one has yet answered the question.....do we *really* expect the average 
>document author (who has not written, nor may even have control of, the 
>DTD) to add internal/external subsets in order to use a frequently needed 

I don't understand this.  I thought in your desired scenario they were
using XML Schemas, so there isn't any DTD at all except for entities.
If there *is* a DTD, why doesn't it include the entities already?  Or
are you thinking about characters only this user wants?

And if you don't think they can add or augment a DTD, just what *would*
be acceptable?  Please give an example of something you think we be

>I'll have to leave the argument at that point -- as I'm headed out for a 
>much-anticipated vacation -- rather than worrying about entities, I'll be 
>blowing bubbles while poking around some shipwrecks off St. Maarten.

Have fun...

-- Richard


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