ModSAX: Proposed Core Features

Simon St.Laurent simonstl at
Fri Mar 12 19:42:00 GMT 1999

At 01:01 PM 3/12/99 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>James Clark made a convincing case for separating the inclusion of
>external general entities for the inclusion of external parameter
>entities.  Can anyone make a convincing case for separating the
>inclusion of external parameter entities from the inclusion of the
>external DTD subset?

We appear to be leapfrogging each other's messages.  See my argument in my
previous message at

I present one case, though basically I'll admit that it comes down to:
"The spec calls these two different things.  Let's continue to call them
two different things to minimize confusion and maximize flexibility."

Simon St.Laurent
XML: A Primer / Building XML Applications (April)
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