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RE: accented characters, etc.

From: Karlsson Kent - keka <keka@im.se>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 1999 23:19:59 +0100
Message-ID: <C110A2268F8DD111AA1A00805F85E58DA68487@ntgbg1>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

I wrote:
> PS
> Regarding HTML character entities: Please instead use the proper
> characters directly whenever possible.  NCRs and named characters
> should be used ONLY when you cannot express the proper character
> directy in the encoding used for the document.  So if the document is
> in UTF-8 you never really need any NCRs or named character entities.

...except for &amp;, &lt;, and &gt; (and possibly one or two more that I
still overlook)...  (sorry)

	/Kent Karlsson
Received on Friday, 3 December 1999 17:22:05 UTC

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