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RE: No specification for querystrings and fragment identifiers

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 10:05:13 -0500 (EST)
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.991124094926.18737B-100000@picard.math.uwaterloo.ca>
On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Dave  J Woolley wrote:

> 	The one question that this leaves is whether SGML
> 	CDATA attributes have all entity references expanded.

References are expanded.  The confusion arises from the fact that CDATA in
attributes is different from CDATA sections.

See <http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/topics.html#CDATA>

Example

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/strict.dtd">
<HTML lang="en-CA">
  <TITLE>test</TITLE>
  <DIV CLASS='&quot;'></DIV>

calum[1418]$ nsgmls test2.html
ALANG TOKEN EN-CA
[...]
(HTML
[...]
(TITLE
-test
)TITLE
)HEAD
[...]
(BODY
AID IMPLIED
ACLASS CDATA "           <-- Key line showing it worked
[...]
(DIV
)DIV
)BODY
)HTML
C


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