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Re: wd-xml-names: prefix scope with respect to entities

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 12:31:16 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19980811123109.00c1bba0@207.34.179.21>
To: James.Anderson@mecomnet.de, xml-names-issues@w3.org
At 09:29 PM 8/11/98 +0200, james anderson wrote:
>III. please include examples which describe processing in the presence of entities
>
>i have understood the bindings which apply to entities to be those present in
>the dynamic context which is in effect a the time the parser "inserts" the
>entity value into the parse stream.

Yes, this is the only sensible interpretation.  

>as i suspect, however, that such a mechanism is necessary, one must clarify
>whether the dynamic scoping rules apply there as well, whether the dynamic
>context is that of the definition or that of the reference, or whether,
>perhaps lexical scoping rules would apply.

I don't understand what you're driving at.  Sorry. -Tim
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