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

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> By the way, if you really want to do this, you can technically make
> undefined entities not be well-formedness errors by using a trivial
> DTD that refers to a parameter entity, e.g.

>  <!DOCTYPE foo [
>  <!ENTITY % dummy "<!-- a comment -->">
>  %dummy;
>  ]>
>  <foo>this document is &well-formed;</foo>

Yes exactly, which is why i think that just relaxing things not to
require a spurious dtd is something that _should_ have been in scope for
consideration in a 1.1 point release.


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