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   RE: [xml-dev] Re: Non-infoset

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elliotte Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu] 
> Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 14:25
> To: Alessandro Triglia
> Cc: 'XML Developers List'
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Re: Non-infoset
> Alessandro Triglia wrote:
> > Don't "unexpanded entity references" address this?
> No, it doesn't. That only applies to unexpanded entities in 
> the element 
> content. The key sentence is "There is such an information 
> item for each 
> unexpanded reference to an external general entity *within 
> the content 
> of an element*." It does not apply to unexpanded entities in the 
> attribute values. SAX has the same problem. Dom, interestingly, does 
> not, because DOM allows attribute values to have children.

I see, you said "an attribute value".

But then, doesn't the following apply?

It is an error if an attribute value contains a reference to an entity for
which no declaration has been read.

error  [Definition: A violation of the rules of this specification; results
are undefined.]


> -- 
> Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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