ModSAX: Proposed Core Features

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Mar 12 17:13:12 GMT 1999

Simon St.Laurent wrote:

>    Requires the parser to load the external subset of the DTD and process
> it.  (External parameter entities remain a separate issue referenced by a
> separate feature.)

I don't see why it should be.  I think that parsers will either
process just the internal subset, or will load all external DTD
parts, including both the external subset and the external
parameter entities.  (Ignoring the internal subset is *not* an
option, of course, except for DPH parsers.)

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