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Re: Incorrect entity declarations

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2002 16:36:48 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020204.163648.71099930.mimasa@w3.org>
To: richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk> wrote:

> The declarations for the predefined entities lt and amp in
> xhtml-special.ent are wrong.  They are:
> 
>  <!ENTITY lt      "&#38;&#60;" ><!-- less-than sign, U+003C ISOnum -->
>  <!ENTITY amp     "&#38;&#38;" ><!-- ampersand, U+0026 ISOnum -->
> 
> In each case there is a spurious ampersand.  The correct definitions
> from the XML spec are:
> 
>  <!ENTITY lt     "&#38;#60;">
>  <!ENTITY amp    "&#38;#38;">

Thanks for your error report, this error has already been reported [1]
and we are considering to update the specification.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html-editor/2001OctDec/0221

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 4 February 2002 02:36:54 UTC

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