Neither IE nor Firefox support entities in Atom files

Neither IE nor Firefox support entities in Atom files. Then why do I have to bother with the XML thing? It's almost like "XML has this benefit and this benefit and this benefit." "Yes, use XML, but leave those benefits of XML out." ""

You honestly expect me to think it changed in the last letse, Firefox 8 minus 5, one quarter per Firefox, carry the Chrome three fourths of a year?