External Entites Usage

David Brownell david-b at pacbell.net
Thu Jan 13 17:42:18 GMT 2000

Pete Johnston wrote:
> > I was a meeting the other day and someone made the following statement.
> >
> > "External references in entities are highly depreciated and hopefully seldom
> > used."
> There was a very useful discussion of this topic on the list a couple
> of months ago. You might like to have a look at the list archive ...

... and for the record, despite some strong advocacy on the
part of some voices, many of us remained unconvinced.

Think of it as a personal style issue.  You can abuse any
tool, even a chainsaw.  Use != abuse.

- Dave

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