From: "Unicode Discussion" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 1997 06:16:30 -0700 (PDT)
>What happened to the idea of using named character entities, as in
>http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-entities? Someone did mention them,
>but no notice seemed to be taken...
I think someone pointed out a (largish) number of errors in the
I did see and follow a reference to a web page where about four
irreconcilable conflicts were pointed out. Most problems were in stuff
like the PostScript math encodings, though; IIRC, the problems in the
CP1252 range were minor. (I should check, but now I've lost the URL.)
Anyway, I suppose there's still time to fix the entity set, if the
experts here think it useful enough to care about it. (I'm not an
expert on entity names, so I will refrain from volunteering.)
The idea of using named entities is a good one though.
Glad to hear you think so. Does DynaText/DynaBase emit them?
Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <email@example.com> (Humour NOT marked)
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