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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Elements and attributes (was Re: XML Schemas and docbookdocuments)

At 14:24 15/12/2001 -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:

>In other words, attributes should be reserved for lists of tokens, numbers,
>simple datatypes, etc.

>One nice consequence of this rule is that the need for entity
>references (most frequently character entity references) in attribute
>values is effectively be removed. (Yes, I've used entity references in
>attributes for other things, but not often and never without other
>possible solutions.)

What about a list of tokens that contain chars such as café
Surely we can't rule those out just because English doesn't use them?

Regards DaveP

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