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Re: XHTML Media Types note update

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 09:39:36 -0500
Message-ID: <4C4D9E28.7040704@aptest.com>
To: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
CC: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Yes - because an earlier guideline (A.16) says to not use apos as it is 
not defined in HTML4.

On 7/26/2010 12:50 AM, Innovimax W3C wrote:
> Any reason why &apos; is missing ?
>
> Mohamed
>
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com 
> <mailto: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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Shane P. McCarron                          Phone: +1 763 786-8160 x120
Managing Director                            Fax: +1 763 786-8180
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