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Re: replacing entity refs with numeric character refs [was: wf fixes]

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 09:31:02 -0500
Message-ID: <20050819093102.C17294@monkeyfist.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 09:27:19AM -0500, Dan Connolly muttered something about:
> Also, it's sort of a pain to deal with &mdash; and
> &ntilde; i.e. things that rely on the DTD.
> 
> I use tidy to look them up like this:
> 
> $ echo " &mdash;" | tidy -n -q
> ...
> &#8212;
> 
> $ echo " &ntilde;" | tidy -n -q
> ...
> &#241;
> 
> I did the search-and-replace in my local copy (so that I can
> check the spec with python modules that use expat in its default
> mode) but I won't check those in without your explicit OK.

Nah, go ahead. I forgot to apply that patch before I fly to Houston on
Thursday for vacation. Sorry.

I'll try to use the numbered entities from now on.

Kendall
Received on Friday, 19 August 2005 14:35:31 GMT

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