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Re: "Open Interchange"

From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 1997 19:07:47 +0100
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At 20:16 3/6/97 +1000, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

>To give an example that might make more sense to British-derived readers:  
>
><!ENTITY Mac SYSTEM 
>	NDATA XML-char 
>		[ xml-role="CHARACTER"
>		xml-char-name="Ligature for Mac in Scottish Names"
> 		xml-equiv="Mac"
>		xml-class="letter" 
>		href="gttp://w3.org.uk/glyphs/scotland.font#3" ]
>>
>
>which means: use the "M<sup>c</sup>" glyph if you can retrieve it,
otherwise, for sorting etc. use "Mac".
>
Neat, but why reinent the world? XML will use DSSSL for presentation. Why
can't it also use DSSSL for lexicographic ordering and glyph mapping?
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Received on Tuesday, 3 June 1997 14:08:33 EDT

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