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Re: [xml-dev] MicroXML and &

On Thu, 2012-05-31 at 16:15 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Liam R E Quin scripsit:
> > I don't think banning é would fly - it's part of MathML and
> > HTML.
> MicroXML can't have it because of the XML backward compatibility rule
> and the lack of DTDs.

Unless we relaxed the corresponding unknown entity rule for XML viewers.

> > 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.

Not for microxml, no. Not sure you even need < or & given numeric


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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