Re: those predeclared entity refs

At 16:42 12/03/97 -0600, Paul Grosso wrote:
>Section 2.4 of the XML-lang draft has text that says that & and <
>	must be represented using the strings "&amp;" and "&lt;"
>		(sic wrt missing sentence ending punctuation)
>Section 4.2 discusses entity declarations in such a fashion that
>it does not rule out the possibility of declarations such as:
>	<!ENTITY lt "Lieutenant">
>What was the decision on this and am I right that the spec needs
>clarification in this area?

Yes. I had a medical user last year wanting to define element sets for
five classes of acute medical need, called aacute, bacute, ... eacute.