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Re: Entities in HTML 4.01

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 19:19:42 -0400 (EDT)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.990919191238.24959C-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
I wanted to be sure that the two entities below get added to HTML 4.01.  My
first message was somewhat terse, and received no response.  Since the
1999-09-22 deadline is almost up, I wanted to mention it again.

I'll add that (AFAIK) these are the only two characters in CP-1252 range
from 128 to 159 that don't have a corresponding entity equivalent. (See
For this reason it is important that entities for them are added.

On 1999-09-02 roconnor@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca wrote:
> <!ENTITY Zcaron  CDATA "&#381;"  -- latin capital letter Z with caron,
>                                     U+017D ISOlat2 -->
> <!ENTITY zcaron  CDATA "&#382;"  -- latin small letter z with caron,
>                                     U+017E ISOlat2 -->
> should be added to -//W3C//ENTITIES Special//EN//HTML

Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
``And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message''
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