Re: Entities contain XML tags?
On 04/08/2012 07:42, Dan Shelton wrote: > Can entities themselves contain XML tags? I'm trying to write my own > XML parser (for fun) and try to understand when entity expansion > should be done - before tag parsing, after tag parsing or do entities > only apply to text data? yes but in XML (unlike SGML) each entity must be "well balanced" ie have matching end tag if it has a start tag. Parameter entities have similar, but more exotic, restrictions. David -- google plus: https:/profiles.google.com/d.p.carlisle
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