[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Entity Value

  • From: David Megginson <dmeggins@u...>
  • To: xml-dev Mailing List <xml-dev@i...>
  • Date: Sat, 3 May 1997 07:39:57 -0400

entity value
In WD-xml-lang-970331, the following production describes an entity
value:

[9] EntityValue ::= '"' ([^%&"] | PEReference | Reference)* '"'
                  | "'" ([^%&'] | PEReference | Reference)* "'"

Later on, however, clause 4.5 ("Predefined Entities"), states the
following:

  If the entities in question are declared, they must be declared as
  internal entities whose replacement text is the single character
  being escaped, as shown below:

  <!ENTITY lt		"<">
  <!ENTITY gt		">">
  <!ENTITY amp		"&">
  <!ENTITY apos		"'">
  <!ENTITY quot		'"'>

I'm afraid that I do not understand how do the entity values for &lt;
and &amp; satisfy the EntityValue production.  Am I missing something
elsewhere in the draft?


All the best,


David

-- 
David Megginson                 ak117@f...
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins@m...
University of Ottawa            dmeggins@u...
        http://www.uottawa.ca/~dmeggins

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/
To unsubscribe, send to majordomo@i... the following message;
unsubscribe xml-dev
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (rzepa@i...)


PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!

Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
Email
First Name
Last Name
Company
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3
 

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.


Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.