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Re: New FAQ: entities and NCRs

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2005 18:35:29 +0900
Message-Id: <6.0.0.20.2.20050704183303.080ea060@itmail.it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: "Felix Sasaki" <fsasaki@w3.org>, "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: GEO <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>

At 11:26 05/07/04, Felix Sasaki wrote:
 >
 >Hi Richard,
 >
 >Just a minor point about the FAQ:
 >
 >"A character entity. This is a very different animal. All should be
 >predefined in the markup language definition."
 >
 >Could be changed to
 >
 >"A character entity. This is a very different animal. All should be
 >predefined in the markup language definition as XML DTD entity
 >declarations"

I'm also not happy with the wording. First, the text doesn't speak
about animals, and 'a different animal' may not be familiar as an
idiom to some people, in particular if they are not of English
mother tongue. Second, it's 'A character' (and then 'a(n) animal'),
but then suddenly 'All'. All what? If it's all character entities,
then why not just say so, would be a lot more readable.

Regards,     Martin. 
Received on Monday, 4 July 2005 09:42:08 GMT

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