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Re: Wish list.

From: Roberto Bagnara <bagnara@cs.unipr.it>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 09:42:50 +0200
Message-ID: <3924F07A.FAD07225@cs.unipr.it>
To: "Richard A. O'Keefe" <ok@atlas.otago.ac.nz>
CC: www-amaya@w3.org
"Richard A. O'Keefe" wrote:
> [...]
> Finally, I like to process HTML pages with a variety of tools,
> and in particular, I provide them on Macintoshes.  For that reason,
> it is important that my HTML editor *NOT* convert &aelig; and other
> character entities to ISO Latin 1 bytes in the output.  It would be
> really useful if there were an option in the Save/Save As diaglogue
> to select between ASCII and Latin-1 (and maybe some day UTF-8?)
> output, ideally with a Preference to configure the default.
> Here I am not asking that Amaya _remember_ whether character entities
> were used or not, only that when it saves a file, it be able to
> _generate_ a character entity whenever there's something outside the
> ASCII range.

Only to say that I strongly support this request of Richard.
All the best,


Roberto Bagnara
Computer Science Group
Department of Mathematics, University of Parma, Italy
Received on Friday, 19 May 2000 03:43:37 UTC

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