Non-Validating XML Parsers: Requirements

Chris Hubick maillist at
Tue Aug 4 21:34:08 BST 1998

On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, John Cowan wrote:

> > [T]he supplied grammer was for the internal subset, and knew I didn't have
> > to worry about the external in the first round because I didn't want to
> > validate.
> The supplied DTD grammar is actually for either subset *after* PE
> references have been expanded and conditional sections removed
> appropriately.

Then, as I asked in May:
but never got an answer to:

[9] EntityValue ::= '"' ([^%&"] | PEReference | Reference)* '"' | "'"
([^%&'] | PEReference | Reference)* "'"

If this is the DTD grammar AFTER PE inclusion, how can there be
PEReferences ???

Chris Hubick
mailto:chris at

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