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Re: [author-guide] Character Entity References Chart

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 00:05:34 +0100
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <13B86231-C3B6-496C-B954-11C034C8A7D5@googlemail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 20 Jul 2008, at 15:05, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
>> ...
>> I guess part of the problem is that HTML 5 adds new entities (the  
>> MathML ones), which would make it impossible to have as a  
>> conforming HTML 4.01 file. I assume you intend to add the MathML  
>> ones to the document, Lachlan?
>> ...
> Sorry?
> You can express all Unicode characters in HTML 4.01 as well  
> (potentially not using the entity names, but that's not really  
> relevant for the document, right?).

Yeah, I'm not awake at 3PM sometimes. It takes a long time for me to  
wake up and get sense into myself at times. I realised before I read  
your email that you could, of course, use numeric character references  
to refer to characters without a named character reference. Silliness  
comes in odd ways at times. :)

Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Monday, 21 July 2008 23:06:14 UTC

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