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Re: Progress on escapes FAQ

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 14:13:34 +0900
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To: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>, "GEO" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>

Hello Richard,

I agree with what you have done. But could we change
Example: <p>Vive la France&#xA0;!</p> to
Example: <p xml:lang='fr'>Vive la France&#xA0;!</p>
and so on? (eat our own dog food :-).

Regards,    Martin.

At 00:15 05/07/09, Richard Ishida wrote:
 >At the telecon I was asked to provide code examples of ncrs and entities.
 >We talked about providing separate files, some using escapes and some not.
 >On thinking that through I decided against it; since these things are
 >phrasal it is easy to show their use in a single line (and too much trouble
 >to set up separate files).  In addition, I decided against using an example
 >of text such as the Czech example, since it would demonstrate bad practise
 >- not usually a good idea.
 >So I did what you see at
 >I added code examples, but with the explanations (which I think is a better
 >place than we had discussed), and changed the example in the explanation to
 >be nbsp rather than aacute, which is an example of good practise. I also
 >added a note about nbsp and usage in the examples.
 >I also changed the example in the last paragraph of this section from
 >gacute to euro, which allowed me to shorten it somewhat.  I also fixed up
 >the related links.
 >At next week's telecon I'd like to secure agreement to send this out
 >immediately for wide review. (See 
 >Richard Ishida
 >contact info:
 >W3C Internationalization:
 >Publication blog:
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