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Re: WFC: No Recursion, WFC/VC: Entity Declared (XML 1.0, § 4.1)

From: Dieter Köhler <dieter.koehler@ppp.uni-bamberg.de>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 20:20:56 +0100
Message-ID: <3A3A6F18.D334ACDC@ppp.uni-bamberg.de>
To: xml-editor@w3.org
> a) The text of the WFC: "No Recursion" (§ 4.1) should clarify that
> there are two ways in which an entity declaration may violate this
> WFC:
> 1. When its replacement text contains a recursive reference, e.g.
> <!ENTITY foo "&#38;foo;">
> 2. When the replacement text is non wellformed, but the text generated
> by the algorithm in § 3.3.3 is and this text contains a recursive
> reference, e.g. <!ENTITY foo "&#38;&foo;">

I now came to realize, that my first proposal was mislead by a false
reading of § 3.3.3.   However, it should be considered to add a WFC to
prod. [68] stating, that the replacement text of an EntityRef should
match the content prod. [43].  In § 4.5 the sentence "The actual
replacement text that is included as described above ..." should be
changed to "The actual replacement text that is included (or included
as literal) as described above ..."

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