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



>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.


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