External Entities A Field Guide (was RE: Feeler for SML (SimpleMarkup Language))

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at ebt.com
Sun Nov 21 13:34:14 GMT 1999

> This is my statement and I stand by it. In my experience the at-scale
> use of external parsed entities for re-use has only ever led to pain.

Fine. Let's agree to disagree, because my experience building at-scale
systems that *rely* on external entities has been positive (though
again, perhaps it's more that the use was largely hidden and not
so not under direct control of the people involved).

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