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[Bug 14993] The list of named character references at http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/named-character-references.html (8.5 Named character references) should also be available in an easy-to-parse format (e.g. plain text or json). This will allow developers to use it with

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Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:10:50 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti@gmail.com> 2012-02-28 11:10:47 UTC ---
That would work for me.  Note that unlike the list you linked the trailing ';'
should be included where necessary in the list of HTML5 references (the list at
http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/named-character-references.html includes both
references with and without the ';').
I also noticed that in your list the "DotDot" entry (and a few others) is
equivalent to " \u20DC" (with a leading space), whereas the entry in the HTML5
list only mentions U+020DC (without mentioning the leading space).  This is a
combining character, so the reason for the extra space might be to prevent it
to combine with the previous character.  I don't know if this should be the
same for the HTML5 list too though.

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