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   Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

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Eric van der Vlist wrote:

>This does add an extra layer of processing and is likely to collide with
>defined entities (what if I have defined a "nbsp" -standing for number
>of spaces" entity as "7" in my DTD?).
Well, defining your own entity called "nbsp" would make you very 
adventurous Eric ;-)

That is one design flaw in only having a single delimiter for named 
there is the possibility of clashing entity definitions. Which is why I 
think in
general it is good if "&" is kept for characters and some other 
reference system
(XInclude or whatever) is preferred for macro-inclusion of strings or 

Rick Jelliffe


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