Parameter entity reference error with expat

Chris Maden crism at
Wed Jul 15 03:08:36 BST 1998

[Steve Harris]

> If I run the file through expat, though, it reports the following
> error:
> 	illegal parameter entity reference
>   <!ATTLIST	flag
> 			%entry-atts;> <!-- ** expat quits here ** -->

The spec states in [29] markupdecl: 

   Well-Formedness Constraint: PEs in Internal Subset
   In the internal DTD subset, parameter-entity references can occur
   only where markup declarations can occur, not within markup
   declarations. (This does not apply to references that occur in
   external parameter entities or to the external subset.)

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