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non-recognition of the svg namespace prefix

From: <peasthope@shaw.ca>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:03:40 -0700
Message-ID: <171056684.37096.30395@cantor.invalid>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: peasthope@shaw.ca

The following short text demonstrates my problem more clearly than the 
example cited a few weeks back.  Can anyone tell me why the validator 
asserts "Namespace prefix svg on desc is not defined"?  Recommendations 
for repair?
                    Thanks,           ... Peter E.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
	"-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1 plus MathML 2.0 plus SVG 1.1//EN"
	<!ENTITY SVGglobals "<svg:desc>Product diagrams</svg:desc>">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">

<title>Category 2</title>
<meta name="description" content="Category 2" />

<!-- This appears necessary to instantiate the SVGglobals. Is there a better way? -->
	<svg:defs> &SVGglobals; </svg:defs>


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