Redirecting XML files?

John Cowan cowan at
Tue May 11 19:16:35 BST 1999

James Clark wrote:

> > <?xml version="1.0"?>
> > <!DOCTYPE rss [
> >   <!ENTITY pyrzqxgl SYSTEM > >     "">]>
> > &pyrzqxgl;
> That's not actually well-formed.

Foo, you are right.  How annoyingly unsymmetrical.  Anybody know
why the root element can't be inside a general entity?

John Cowan		cowan at
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