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Entity references in path/transform data

From: Steve Dickson <sdickson@savagesoftware.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 10:48:20 -0700
Message-id: <fc.0085846d0000321d0085846d0000321d.321f@savagesoftware.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Some clarification please.  Is it considered valid to embed entity
references within path and transform data?   I'm thinking along the
following lines:

<!ENTITY line "L 200 200">
<!ENTITY trans "translate(100, 200)">

<svg width="640" height="480">
	<g transform = "&trans; rotate(30)">
	<path d = "M 400 400 &line; M 300 300 &line; z"/>

Can anyone point me to the relevant parts of the SVG/DOM specs that either
preclude or sanction these types of constructs?  Failing that, can the
working group clarify whether this use of entity references is legal?

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