Attribute normalisation and character entities

Richard Tobin richard at
Mon Jan 24 15:05:32 GMT 2000

How is an attribute containing a character reference to to whitespace
character (other than space) supposed to be normalised?

Section 3.3.3 seems to me to say that character references are not
subject to the translation to #x20 - the four bulleted points are
an exhaustive disjunction.

The errata ( re-writes this
section but does not appear to change it in this respect.

However the Oasis test suite, in tests sa02 and not-sa02, requires
that they are replaced with spaces.

Which is correct?

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