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Re: Question about Entity and EntityReferance again.

From: KAZUMI Saito <ksaito@flab.fujitsu.co.jp>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 12:15:46 +0900
Message-Id: <199808200315.AA00875@sanma.flab.fujitsu.co.jp>
To: www-dom@w3.org

In message "Re: Question about Entity and EntityReferance again.",
Don Park wrote...

 >>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

If any EntityReferences have copy of expanded entity, it is too expensive.
If the EntityReferences which have same entity name refer only one expanded
entity, then traversing tree to lower level than EntityReference and traversing
to upper level than EntityReference will not be compatible.

I want to implement Entity and EntityReference as "Entity has expanded entity
as its children and EntityReference dosen't have children only have entity name".

Is this way illegal?
Received on Wednesday, 19 August 1998 23:23:04 UTC

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