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   Re: [xml-dev] Alternative "character entity" proposal

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Richard Tobin wrote:
> The syntax for declaring a single entity is an attribute of the
> form:
>    xmlent:eacute="é"

What's wrong with a PI:
  <?xml:decl-entity name="eacute" value="&#xe9;"?>
  <?xml:decl-entity eacute="&#xe9;"?>

Except for scoping, of course, but I guess most people will
put their entity definitions at the beginning of the file (or
on the document element) anyway.



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