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RE: New FAQ: entities and NCRs

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 18:28:48 +0100
To: "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "'Felix Sasaki'" <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: "'GEO'" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050704172847.BD5324F022@homer.w3.org>


> From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp] 
> Sent: 04 July 2005 10:35
> To: Felix Sasaki; Richard Ishida
> Cc: GEO
> Subject: Re: New FAQ: entities and NCRs
> 
> 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.

Will do.
RI
> 
> Regards,     Martin. 
> 
Received on Monday, 4 July 2005 17:28:52 GMT

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