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Re: Report from the SGML ERB meeting of Oct. 9th

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 09:43:57 GMT
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <3260c52e.4026006@mail.alink.net>
On Thu, 10 Oct 1996 09:20:07 +0000, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> wrote:

>>You may be able to avoid the name space impingement by declaring them as named
>>function characters. You could then say: &#amp;, et. al.
>That won't work.  Entering the first character of a delimiter in context as
>a named character reference doesn't prevent its recognition as a delimiter.

I was afraid of that ... which is why I said "you may". James is correct.
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