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RE: accented characters, etc.

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 1999 13:08:38 -0000
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB53F3ECD@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
> From:	Sean Healy [SMTP:jalopeura@hotmail.com]
> letters.  Perhaps something like <OS>~n</OS> could replace &ntilde; (for 
> those of you with HTML-enabled readers, &lt;OS&gt;~n&lt;/OS&gt; and 
> &amp;ntilde;).  This would be a big step toward true internationalization.
	You are confusing HTML with a page description language;
	we already have people selecting the (MS) Symbol font and
	then outputting an completely inappropriate character 
	because Symbol happens to use a glyph for that character
	code that looks like the one really intended.
Received on Friday, 3 December 1999 08:11:58 UTC

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