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[Bug 14993] New: 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, 29 Nov 2011 09:17:48 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-14993-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14993

           Summary: 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
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#top
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#top
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#top

Comment:
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 without
having to parse the HTML page.
For example, the Unicode consortium provides several lists as plain text:
http://www.unicode.org/Public/6.0.0/ucd/

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