Re: DocBook: Using entity declarations to build a book

Subject: Re: DocBook: Using entity declarations to build a book
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 12:50:34 -0700 (PDT)


Several folks have told me XML entities work fine for them...I stand
corrected.

I'll test this later and find out what on earth I was thinking of.



--- "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> Rowena:
>
> Entities only work in DocBook SGML, not XML. It's an XML issue, not
> a
> DocBook issue. It's one of the compromises W3C made when they defined
> XML. I made the same mistake when I read the Definitive Guide.
>
> That's one of the reasons some folks still stick with SGML for
> DocBook.
>
> I'm not sure what the similar concept is in XML, but if anyone knows
> please let me know.
>
> Mike O.
>
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