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Re: Question about Entity and EntityReferance again.

From: Don Park <donpark@quake.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 13:07:40 -0700
Message-ID: <010201bdcbad$1ac830f0$2ee044c6@arcot-main>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
>At 4th paragraph of expranation of Interface Entity;
>  The structure of the child list is exactly the same as the structure
>  of the child list for an EntityReference with the same nodeName value.
>If only Entites have expanded contents, and EntityReferences are omitted
>its contents, Is it illegal for this spec?

What do you mean by EntityReferences omitting its contents?  If
EntityReference occurs in the document and there is an Entity with matching
name, Entity contents are mirrored in EntityReference.  If an implementation
decides to expand entities, it will replace entity references with expanded
contents of entities.  Depth of expansion is left entirely up to the

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