John E. Simpson simpson at
Fri Aug 13 15:09:43 BST 1999

At 02:45 PM 8/13/1999 +0200, Wang, Dapeng wrote:
>I'm testing lotusxsl to apply transform XML to HTML. I used entities like
>ö for german umlauts, which lotusxsl complains that it is undefined. I
>think there must be some file containing the standard entity definitions.
>Can anybody tell where I can find it and how to include it.

Check James Tauber's site, particularly:
Lots and lots of entity definitions there, all of them (I believe) prepared 
by Rick Jelliffe. There are also instructions there on including them in 
your own DTDs, although the instructions focus on SGML rather than XML 
(i.e. on using public rather than system identifiers).

Basically, in an XML DTD the idea is to define an external parameter entity 
for each entity set you want to use, then refer to that parameter entity in 
the DTD. Something like this:

      <!ENTITY % addedlatin1
           SYSTEM "">

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