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

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 13:12:17 -0500
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To: Murray Maloney <murray@sq.com>
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 11:39 AM 11/13/96 -0500, Murray Maloney wrote:
>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. 

Many people agree with that, Murray. But we also belive that they should not
be overridable in the document type declaration subset. If the XML spec is
going to allow internal entities at all (it is), then why can't the
predefined entities be overridable?

 Paul Prescod
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