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Re: (Repeat) Decision: C.4 (Predefined entities)

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 12:30:07 -0500
Message-Id: <199611131730.MAA03297@nathaniel.ebt>
To: murray@sq.com
CC: lee@sq.com, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>So, I unashemedly agree with Jon's request. An XML application
>should and must be capable of faithfully processing a well-defined
>and agreed set of named character entities, even in the absence
>of declarations for those named character entities. 

I don;t think anyone would disagree that having a set of
"well known" entities is a good thing. I think many would
disagree with having them wired into the XML *language*
specification.

Don't confuse syntax, semantics, and application conventions.
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 1996 12:31:38 EST

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