Re: [xsl] special characters

Subject: Re: [xsl] special characters
From: "Bob Foster" <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 17:32:08 -0500
From: "David Carlisle" <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
>   <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>   <!-- latin capital letter E with grave, U+00C8 ISOlat1 &#201; -->
>   <!ENTITY eacute "&eacute;">
> That would be a very dangerous file. It could be considered a denial of
> service attack: It will put any XML parser into an infinite loop if it
> ever finds an instance of &eacute;.

An entity that recursively references itself is not well-formed. Parsers are
supposed to check for that.


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