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Re: LS: Last minute comments on CR

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 11:59:47 -0500
To: Andrew Clover <and-w3@doxdesk.com>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1073667586.9011.80.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>

On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 17:36, Andrew Clover wrote:
>   What happens when "entities" is set to true and the LS...Filter asks for
>   the entity reference node to be SKIPped?
>   1. the child nodes are processed with the filter receiving callbacks for
>      them, as if "entities" had been set to false just for this one entity
>      reference;
>   2. the entity reference's child nodes are processed en bloc, without
>      calling the filter again at all;
>   3. it is taken as the equivalent of REJECTing the entity reference, so
>      nothing is processed;
>   4. explicitly disallowed;
>   5. implementation specific.

We reconsidered the case, and found useful to pick option 1 (instead of
the option 3 status quo).

> (FWIW, pxdom currently plumps for option 1.)

You don't have to change your implementation then. :-)

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