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Re: A uestion and possible problem

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 May 97 16:38:55 BST
Message-Id: <760.199705231538@grogan.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Gavin writes:
>  [standard quote elided]
>  This seems to imply that in:
>  
>    <!DOCTYPE foo [
>    <!ENTITY % pe   "'">
>    <!ENTITY % pe2  '&pe;&pe;' >
>    ]>
>  
>  pe2 would be expanded to '''', which is illegal.
>  
>  I should note that neither NXP nor lark can handle my example.
>  

Oh yes, interesting, we put in a fix a long time ago which allows ANY
single character entity expansion as legal in entity definitions, or
other problems arise as well . . .

ht
Received on Friday, 23 May 1997 11:39:48 UTC

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