# [NTG-context] TeX in \xmlsetentity and DTDs in DOCTYPEs

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jan 18 22:19:29 CET 2016

```On 1/18/2016 9:56 PM, Kate F wrote:
> On 18 January 2016 at 20:07, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>> On 1/18/2016 2:30 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
>>>
>>> On 01/17/2016 07:24 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>>>
>>>> it should work in the in beta now
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Hans,
>>>
>>> now I have a problem :-) What should take precedence if an entity is
>>
>>
>> so you have an example ?
>>
>>> both defined in the dtd and as a \xmltexentity? The way I see it, the
>>> latter: e.g., in the DTD, I might declare something for use in a browser
>>> but require a different solution when typesetting with ConTeXt. The
>>> latest and greatest now takes my DTD definitions instead of the
>>> \xmltexentities, which did not happen before. Is that an unwanted side
>>> effect or the new default?
>>
>>
>> we probably have to make it configureable
>
> I don't think it's necessary to have the precedence configurable - I
> think it would make sense to have \xmltexentity always take
> precedence.

all is configureable because there's always someone who wants it different

> The usual case would be that there are no user-specified \xmltexentity
> definitions present at all, and the document's DTD entities would be
> used (by the feature you just added).
>
> So if somebody does have their own \xmltexentity specified, it's
> because they want that to be used instead. That would allow a user to
> do something specific for ConTeXt processing, but I don't have a good
> example for that. Personally I hope I can delete all my \xmltexentity
> calls now.

of course that assumes that you don't need to revert to tex for
rendering them

Hans

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