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Re: C.3 text entities as values of ENTITY attributes?

From: David G. Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 22:53:21 -0400
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To: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
At 1:19 PM 10/17/96, Michael Sperberg-McQueen wrote:
>On 23 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following
>question.  A straw poll indicates the ERB is leaning to retaining the
>prohibition.
>
>C.3 should XML retain or relax SGML's prohibition on ENTITY
>attributes referring to SGML text entities (7.9.4.3)?

Why should we retain it, it's an arbitrary restriction that requires extra
code and can't be justified as adding any advantage to XML.


relax. (I know I should).

   -- David

RE delenda est.

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