Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 15:46:08 -0400 (EDT) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org cc: Matt Corks <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Entity for apostrophe? In-Reply-To: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970730144312.23031Afirstname.lastname@example.org> Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970730153206.23031Cemail@example.com> On Wed, 30 Jul 1997, Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor wrote: > What should be added is > <!ENTITY apo CDATA "ʼ"> > > Character number 700 is unabiguously an apostrophe. (I think that is the > correct character number) I was wrong. Actually the UNICODE 2.0 book was wrong. I was fortunately glancing through the online errata just now. It turns out character 700 is a modifier letter apostrophe. <BLOCKQUOTE CITE="http://www.unicode.org/unicode/uni2errata/Apostrophe.htm"> In the case of an apostrophe, U+02BC MODIFIER LETTER APOSTROPHE is preferred where the character is to represent a modifier letter (for example, in transliterations to indicate a glottal stop). In the latter case, it is also referred to as a letter apostrophe. U+2019 RIGHT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK is preferred where the character is to represent a punctuation mark, as in "We've been here before." In the latter case, U+2019 is also referred to as a punctuation apostrophe. </BLOCKQUOTE> So yes, <!ENTITY apo CDATA "’"> is would be resonable and correct. -- Russell O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"