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Re: HTML 5 named character references json

From: Vangelis Katsikaros <ibob17@yahoo.gr>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:06:20 +0000
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <50EAAC03.7010200@yahoo.gr>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Hi Ian

On 01/07/2013 12:12 AM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> 
>> A version of the HTML 5 Working Draft (I am not sure what the "author" means) has this very handy link, that can be used in many many ways
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-author/entities.json
>> 
>> 1) Will something like that be part of the final specification text?
>> 
>> 2) How can one find similar resources? I accidentally run into this link and I could find it again by using a search engine.
> 
> I suggest you ask the editors of the specification by writing to public-html-comments@w3.org (which is the address listed in the Status section of that document).

Ok, will do.

>> 3) Is (or will be) something similar available for HTML 4?
> 
> I know that we did not publish an entities.json for HTML4. However, I searched around the Web and it seems people have created that sort of resource elsewhere. Is this what you are looking for?
>  https://gist.github.com/861374

Thanks, this is close enough (for example it doesn't have the unicode code points).

Are there any plans for something similar for HTML4 from w3? JSON is indeed convenient, but any easy to process format would also be fine.

Regards
Vangelis
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