Re: Entities and Expat (was Re: Confused about & in entity literal)
An external entity reference needs a declaration: <!ENTITY copy SYSTEM "http://blah.blah.blah/blah.xml"> If you want your application to "just know" about some entities which you have failed to define anywhere, I don't think that documents relying on that behavior would even be considered well-formed. How about putting: <!ENTITY copy "&copy"> and the like into your document? >I'm trying to parse and index documents that contain several HTML-style >general entities ("©", "•", etc.), using Expat ("Version >19990307") as the parser. I want to be able to trap these entity strings >(they're not to be indexed, but they are to be included, untranslated, in >the document output). But, Expat exits with an XML_ERROR_UNDEFINED_ENTITY >error ("..undefined entity at line.."). Inspection of the Expat source >shows the following: -Joshua Smith xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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