I wonder ...

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Wed Mar 3 15:10:42 GMT 1999

Jeffrey E. Sussna wrote:

> This works fine, but (at least in IE 5) only for a single level. That
> is, you can't have another entity reference inside "book.dtd". To me,
> this significantly limits its usefulness (imagine not allowing a
> #include inside a file that was #included).

If so, that is a dreadful bug.  The XML specification has no such
limitations, although one might suppose that an implementation might
have a practical limit in the neighborhood of 50-100, because of
operating system limits on open files.

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