XSchema Question 6: Entities

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Fri Jun 5 19:16:16 BST 1998

Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> Question: Should entity support be provided in XSchema?


Without support for general entities in XSchemas, an XSchema-based
validator cannot exist unless it also reads the DTD.  Required
attributes or content may be hidden inside entities, causing a
validator oblivious to entities to give a false negative result.

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	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
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