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

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On Wednesday, Oct 22, 2003, at 08:19 Europe/Berlin, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

> ... [W]e should not waste our time with
> standards conformance, but just go ahead and do it; if enough of
> us implement the same thing, maybe W3C will add it.   If a
> standard is an "agreement" that reflects industry practise, I guess
> that is the way it has to be.  What should XML-DEVers do? Define some
> SAX property to handle this, then get it implemented in the standard
> SAX parsers?

wouldn't it be easier to specify an initial entity dictionary to the 
parser than to fixup references to undefined entities after they appear?



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