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RE: Using Entity References in XSL Templates

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 06:04:58 -0800
Message-Id: <v04220804b4b20aeeca7b@[63.193.119.97]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 06:28a -0500 01/24/00, Arjun Ray wrote:
>On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Mike Brown wrote:
>  > In HTML, &nbsp; is always ISO-8859-1 character number 160, i.e. a
>  > non-breaking space ... but &#160; is simply character number 160 in the
>  > character set of the document encoding,
>
>Oops.  Not at all.  Absolutely not.  The encoding has absolutely nothing,
>repeat **NOTHING** to do with this.

Buggy browsers notwithstanding. ;)  There are browsers which get this 
wrong, and display the wrong character for &#160; -- but they never 
get &nbsp; wrong. Back in the early days I used &#160; because Lynx 
didn't yet support &nbsp; yet it did support &#160;, but once Lynx 
supported &nbsp; I switched to using that because it was more 
reliable.
Received on Monday, 24 January 2000 09:05:16 GMT

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