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Re: Transclusion



>The point I was trying to make (which I see now has nothing to do with
>transclusion) does concern whether an entity referenced by a syntactic entity
>reference must be accessed and parsed. According to 8879, it must
>but, as Steve correctly points out, the application -- as with any
>pcdata -- may choose whether or not to show it to the user after
>parsing it. 
>
>The only way to avoid this required access and parsing is to use an entity
>attribute.

If this is indeed the letter of the law, then the law is not very
applicable to XML. As I pointed out before, once there are
restrictions on the structure of entities, the *need* for accessing
the entities is removed. 


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