Re: those predeclared entity refs

> If current trends continue, the majority of them will be English speakers,
> though not necessarily native English speakers. That isn't an argument
> for language bigotry, but for suggesting that it *may* still be more intuitive
> to most page authors five years from now than (seemingly random) numbers.

If people should not be asked to pay ISO for an expensive standard, they
surely should not have to buy a Unicode book to look up these numbers --
this to whoever suggested "simply flipping to the page of the Unicode
book" to decipher the number.

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