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Re: Amaya 6.3 Bug Report (Was: Bug: Changing character entities?)

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 08:45:54 -0400
To: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org, Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr
Message-Id: <200209120845.54525.reagle@w3.org>

On Thursday 12 September 2002 06:09 am, Irene Vatton wrote:
> > On Wednesday 28 August 2002 04:58 pm, reagle@w3.org wrote:
> > > I've noted that amaya converts my &deg; character entity into the
> > > <B0> character. This character is rendered incorrectly by some
> > > browsers, including Opera 6.03, and I'd rather it keep my character
> > > entity anyway. Is this possible?
> >
> > I've further experiemented with this issue in an xhtml document and if
> > I set the encoding to "us-ascii" Amaya converts the &deg; entity to its
> > numeric form: &#xb0; . This makes sense as an XML document, but could
> > not Amaya also preserve it as an XHTML document? Do I have to do
> > something in my doctype to enable this preservation?
>
> Changed in the CVS base.
> Amaya will generate the &deg; entity in the future.

Is this just for the degree named character entity, or all named character 
entities? Also, does this apply under all character encodings, or just 
us-ascii?
Received on Thursday, 12 September 2002 08:45:56 UTC

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