From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 12 2003 - 12:36:23 EDT
On 12/08/2003 09:00, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>This is really a shame that there is no "XML-safe" base character in
>Unicode to represent leading spacing diacritics in actual documents
>(either in HTML, XML, SGML, or even for other Rich-Text format,
>including TeX, RTF, or proprietary text formats like MS-Doc, or PDF
>which already can and do use Unicode as its now prefered encoding).
>Ignoring the extremely huge number of applications assuming this role to
>spaces, is then a critical caveat as such rules cannot be changed
Philippe or anyone else, would it be "XML-safe" to use NBSP rather than
SP as the base character for spacing diacritics in XML? Perhaps that's
the answer here. I know there are still some issues of detail concerning
the line breaking, but apart from that is there any other problem?
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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