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Re: draft of requirement related to entities

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 19:04:57 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20050330.190457.41636971.mimasa@w3.org>
To: public-i18n-its@w3.org

Andrzej Zydron <azydron@xml-intl.com> wrote:

> If you follow the link:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/CR-xml-fragment-20010212#packaging
> 
> in Mozilla or Firefox you get the following parsing error:
> 
> ----------------------
> 
> XML Parsing Error: undefined entity
> Location: http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/CR-xml-fragment-20010212#packaging
> Line Number 48, Column 82:Fragment WG is chartered with defining a way 
> to send fragments of an XML document&mdash;regardless
> 
> ----------------------

This is Mozilla's bug.

  cf. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=69799

See also:

  http://www.w3.org/2002/04/xml_bugs/#bug4

> IE cheats and most probably reads it as HTML and has &mdash; as a 
> predefined entity.

CR-xml-fragment-20010212 is available in two versions: an XML version
written in XMLspec served as 'text/xml', and an HTML version written
in HTML 4.01 Transitional served as 'text/html'.  IE simply gets
the HTML version.

-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
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