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DTD as entity in anther DTD

From: hxzhang <hxzhang@--.--------.-->
To: xml-dev@-----.---.---
Date: 3/12/2001 2:35:00 PM
I tried this as found on web:
in one DTD file called "main.dtd", I specified a element
<!ELEMENT main (#PCDATA)> with a lot of subelements

in another DTD file in the same directory, i want to include that element
as an entity like:

<!ENTITY % main SYSTEM "main.dtd">
<!ELEMENT super_main (%main;) >

but this is rejected by parser. Isn't this correct?

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