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Re: [xml-dev] Why the double escape for lt ? (that is <!ENTITY lt"&#38;#60;"> )

On Fri, 2016-11-04 at 17:19 -0700, David John Burrowes wrote:
> Thank you Ghislain,
> Your comment was useful, and helped pull my mind out of the rut it
> was in. Still, it doesn’t really seem to offer a definitive reason
> why internal and external entities are processed differently.

You're right it doesn't - there's no good reason really, except that
external entities are only processed once, just like the main body of
the document.


Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

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