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Re: implementation comments

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 20 Feb 1997 09:18:33 +0000 (GMT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <199702200918.JAA21619@curia.ucc.ie>
> An example (from "ISO 8879-1986//ENTITIES Added Latin 1//EN")
> (BTW I use the FPI to identify the document, not its location):

:-)

> There are about 100 such records in the file:
> 
> <!ENTITY aacute SDATA "[aacute]"--=small a, acute accent-->
>                 ^^^^^           ^^                      ^^
> The fields underlined are not parsable in XML.  

Ewww. This hadn't dawned on me: comments in existing dtds and ent files.
In this case, it can be fixed with sed "s|--.*--||" but do we know if
the comments are an integral (ie compulsory) part of the ISO char ent 
files?

///Peter 
Received on Thursday, 20 February 1997 04:24:55 UTC

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