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There only seem to be examples of entity definition, none of entity
The thing that has killed all previous attempts to do this is that in
XML 1.0 (and 1.1) a reference to "& e a c u t e ;" results in a
non-wellformed document unless there is also a <!DOCTYPE and if you are
going to have a doctype declaration, you may as well define the entity
in dtd syntax.
There was a request at XML 1.1 to make an undefined entity (that is,
undefined by dtd) a validity rather than WF error, exactly to allow this
kind of alternative syntax, but it wasn't accepted.
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