[Standards-JIG] Re: XHTML-IM clarification

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 15 03:53:20 UTC 2004

In article <414726E2.3030100 at outer-planes.net>,
 "Matthew A. Miller" <linuxwolf at outer-planes.net> wrote:

> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Well, this brings up an interesting issue. The XML rules in XMPP Core 
> > (Section 11.1) state that internal or external entity references (e.g., 
> >  ) are disallowed in an XML stream, with the exception of the 
> > predefined entities from the XML spec (e.g., &). So the "&" 
> > character in something like   (or  ) will be escaped to 
> > "&".
> > 
> Actually,   is a character reference, which is neither an internal 
> nor external entity reference.  Since XMPP-Core discusses what is NOT 
> allowed, using that form of the non-breaking space should be allowed.

True. I stand corrected. :-)


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