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Re: XML 1.0: Treatment of entities in the comment.

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 08:23:36 -0800
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To: Constantine Plotnikov <cap@novosoft.nsc.ru>, xml-editor@w3.org
At 04:12 PM 1/28/99 +0600, Constantine Plotnikov wrote:
>I have not found in the specification how XML processor should treat 
>entities in the comment. The proplem it that if in DTD I use comments
>describing enetity with examples before enetity declaration, then
>some XML processors ignore it and some give error on it.

Yes, this is a recently-discovered bug in the spec.  The intent was
that entity references are NOT processed in comments or PIs.  Now on
the to-be-fixed errata list. -Tim
Received on Thursday, 28 January 1999 11:25:26 UTC

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