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Internal DTD Subset

For an XML document to be well formed, all the external entities must be declared in the DTD. If you design your application carefully, it may be possible for you to put all the declarations in the internal DTD subset. With all the declarations in the internal DTD subset, the XML processor would not need to read and process external documents.

Note that having an internal subset does not affect the XML document's status as a standalone document. This can be a little confusing at first. When you start off the XML document, the first line is the XML declaration, which can include a standalone document declaration:


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