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Re: [xml-dev] MicroXML and &

Liam R E Quin scripsit:

> I don't think banning é would fly - it's part of MathML and

MicroXML can't have it because of the XML backward compatibility rule
and the lack of DTDs.

> It's possible that having the HTML + ISO + MathML entity sets
> hardwired into Web browsers and explicitly allowing programs to handle
> undeclared entities in such a way would get somewhere.

There are 2236 entities in the current draft of the W3C entity set, but
only 2117 lines of Java in my parser.  I don't think I want to double
its size.

That you can cover for the plentiful            John Cowan
and often gaping errors, misconstruals,         http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
and disinformation in your posts                cowan@ccil.org
through sheer volume -- that is another misconception.  --Mike to Peter

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