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   Re: [xml-dev] Forming a MIME_TYPE Attribute list

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For Mike Marker's case:
> The following does not work:
> <!ATTLIST MIME_TYPE value (text/html | application/pdf | image/tiff)
> "image/tiff">
> due to the '/' characters.

Joseph Chiusano writes:
>I think an internal entity will work for this [1].
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#intern-replacement

Ari Krupnikov wrote:
>Enumerated attribute values are NMTOKENs and as such can only
>include name characters. "/" is not a name character.

I think Ari trumps Joseph - entities aren't designed to let you smuggle
illegal characters into places where they're barred by the syntax.

Simon St.Laurent
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