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XML spec errors re dup declarations

From: Paul Abrahams <abrahams@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 98 19:33:55 -0400
Message-Id: <9808162333.AA0185@valinet.com>
To: xml-editor@w3.org
Cc: abrahams@acm.org (Paul Abrahams)
The XML specification does not say how duplicate definitions of a
notation are to be treated: whether the first one wins or whether such a
situation is illegal.  It also does not say whether or not it is legal
to declare the same name with different usages, e.g., as both an
element and an entity, or as both a general entity and a parameter
entity.
I suppose one could assume that anything not
explicitly prohibited is permitted, but this case really ought to be
spelled out.

Paul Abrahams
abrahams@acm.org
Received on Sunday, 16 August 1998 19:33:46 GMT

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