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Re: C.2 prescribed implementation of ENTITY-END signal?

From: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 12:01:02 -0700
Message-Id: <199610181901.AA28471@mail.crl.com>
To: W3C SGML Working Group <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>

> On 23 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following
> question.  A straw poll indicates the ERB is leaning to leaving this
> question to the implementors.
> C.2 should XML prescribe the use of an ENTITY-END character as the
> canonical method of handling entity boundaries, as a way of
> simplifying exposition and implementation (6.2.2)?

My inclination would be leave it out of the XML spec.

(I didn't really understand "Ee" until almost two years
of working with SGML and studying the Handbook; I don't
think it simplifies the exposition at all, rather quite
the reverse...)

--Joe English

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