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Re: ϖ in xhtml-symbol.ent

From: Sean M. Burke <sburke@cpan.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 05:49:41 -0600
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.1.20020716054655.0225c230@mail.spinn.net>
To: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-html-wg@w3.org, www-math@w3.org

At 15:34 2002-07-16 +0900, Masayasu Ishikawa wrote:
>We had a hassle about U+03C6 and U+03D5.  I very much hope it won't
>happen again, but given that experience, I'd rather avoid duplicating
>descriptions.
>
>   cf. http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr28/#7_2_greek

By that line of reasoning, why even state the character names at all, since 
it is a duplication of information?  Better to just have just rows of:
...
   <!ENTITY hellip   "&#8230;">
   <!ENTITY prime    "&#8242;">
   <!ENTITY Prime    "&#8243;">
...
It's a special case of "better to never try, than to maybe fail once".

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