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Re: External parsed entities (Re: Inconsistency between IETF and W3C...)




MURATA Makoto wrote:
> 
> MURATA Makoto wrote:
> > As for external PARAMETER entities, they always parse as external DTD subsets.
> > I now think that we do not need a specialized media type for external parameter
> > entites.
> 
> Having read the XML specification and errara carefully, I withdraw my
> claim.  An external PARAMETER entity does *not* always parse as an external
> DTD subset.
> 
> For example, the following XML document is valid.
> 
> foo.xml
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <!DOCTYPE foo SYSTEM "foo.dtd">
> <foo/>
> 
> foo.dtd
> 
> <!ENTITY % foope SYSTEM "foope.mod">
> <!ELEMENT foo %foope;>
> 
> foope.mod
> 
> EMPTY

The Syntax WG decided that wasn't well-formed. (Fix to E71.)

James