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Re: XHTML character entity support

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:33:21 +0000
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <2F656914-626D-4E59-AC96-A8944D33D565@iki.fi>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
On Nov 11, 2009, at 17:13, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> On Nov 11, 2009, at 16:44, David Carlisle wrote:
> 
>>> Then you'd be creating a new almost-XML language that wouldn't work in
>>> vanilla XML tools no matter what catalog hacks were in place.
>> 
>> Are you saying you can't have an entity resolver that maps all dtd
>> entities the same thing?
> 
> No, doing so would make sense.

Hmm. Actually, to avoid regressing the parsing performance of existing XHTML 1.0 pages, the public ids that currently only load the XHTML 1.0 entities should probably continue to point to XHTML 1.0 entity set.

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Henri Sivonen
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