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Re: client side includes

From: Russell O'Connor <roconnor@math.berkeley.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 11:36:37 -0800 (PST)
To: www-html <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.31.0101251122430.7475-100000@pub-708c-20.math.berkeley.edu>
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Daniel Hiester wrote:

> I've decided to review the html 4.01 spec, to see if I could find the use of
> entities in a context I'm familiar with, but I only came out more confused,
> finding that HTML and HEAD entities, but TITLE, BODY, and LINK are not. In
> simple language, what is an entity, and how is its function in web markup
> different from a normal element?

HEAD and HTML are as much entities as TITLE, BODY, and LINK are.

During my discussion I've been refering to ``entity references'' as
entites.  To avoid confussion I probably should have been using ``entity
references'' all this time.

Google suggests that you read some document such as
<http://www.uic.edu/orgs/tei/sgml/teip3sg/>.  It seems to be as good as
any.  Section 8 is what is relevent to this discussion, but I think it is
very important that you read the whole document.

Russell O'Connor
``Paradoxically, a refusal to `put a monetary value on life' means that
life is often undervalued.'' -- Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach
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