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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Re: ProgramListingCO bugs on "linespecific image"text files ?

Bob Stayton writes:

> On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 06:44:08PM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:

> > However, that is not a generic solution.  It expands (or attempts to
> > expand) anything that looks an entity reference.

> I just want to make it clear to XML users that that the scope
> of this solution is SGML only, as XML does not support
> RCDATA.  XML only does PCDATA, where entities are not
> expanded.

I think the best truly generic solution given the current tools is to have
a little filter program that converts your text to something SGML-safe by
converting the funny characters to entities.  Everything else just seems
to fall down somewhere.

Peter Eisentraut   peter_e@gmx.net

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