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Re: XHTML Media Types note update

From: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 07:50:12 +0200
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To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Any reason why &apos; is missing ?

Mohamed

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:

> When we update the note, I think we should add the following guideline:
>
> A.28.  Use of Named Entities
>
> DO NOT use named entities other than &lt; &gt; &amp; and &quot; - the
> entities defined by XML.  DO use the numeric equivalents for other entities
> (e.g., use &#169; rather than &copy;).
>
> Rationale:
>
> Many user agents treat XHTML Family markup languages as generic XML.  As a
> result, they are unable to process the named entities that are defined by
> the markup language.
>
> Any objections?  Comments?
>
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