Why is this JC test not-wf?
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Wed Mar 17 21:14:30 GMT 1999
roddey at us.ibm.com wrote:
> <!DOCTYPE doc [
> <!ENTITY e SYSTEM "nul">
> <doc a="&e;"></doc>
References to external entities aren't allowed in attribute values,
only in content. That keeps attribute values simple for non-validating
parsers that don't load external entities.
Or it was supposed to. In fact, since NVPs don't have to read
external parameter entities either, we can wind up with an unresolvable
reference to an internal entity that is externally declared.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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