parsing spec.dtd & XML spec with nsgmls Re: W3C spec.dtd

Richard Tobin richard at
Wed Mar 3 18:07:59 GMT 1999

> spec.dtd:60:17:W: named character reference
> spec.dtd:60:19:E: "X2014" is not a function name

Looks like it's not recognising XML-style character references -
presumably the line is

  <!ENTITY mdash  "&#x2014;">

Are you using a version of nsgmls that knows about XML?

-- Richard

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