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Re: ABBR and ACRONYM

From: Chris Croome <chris@atomism.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 1998 10:25:02 GMT
To: dd@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <34d39d95.997322@post.demon.co.uk>
On Fri, 30 Jan 1998 08:59:31 +0100, Daniel Dardailler
<danield@w3.org> wrote:

>
>Could you give more details as what it is you want to convey with --
>and then we can look at a better match in
>http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/sgml/entities.html

It's basically a long dash, try looking at &#151; in a
browser or try ALT 0151 in wordpad (or whatever) on a PC.

These pages have a couple instances of &#151; in them:
http://www.labournet.org.uk/llb/1998/february/news2.html
http://www.labournet.org.uk/llb/1998/february/news3.html

I've had a look at the spec at the w3 site but &#151; is not
there - I guess it's a propriety thing that either Netscape
or Microsoft introduced.

Other characters that I've been using that are also not
"correct" are &#147; and &#148; as they look better that
&#quot; but I guess they will only work on a MS Windows
computer and do something weird on a UNIX box or whatever -
can speech synthesizers handle them? If not I'll change them
all to &#quot;


Chris

chris@atomism.demon.co.uk
http://www.atomism.demon.co.uk/
Received on Friday, 30 January 1998 07:25:32 GMT

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