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Re: XML parsing and external entities in HTML5 -- ACTION-440

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 21:41:51 +0900
Message-ID: <4E20358F.7070007@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: www-tag@w3.org
On 2011/07/15 19:20, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> If you want to publish XML on the Web, use UTF-8 instead of entity references. If you really want to use entity references, use one of the magic public ids and ignore DTD-based validity.

And just in case, numeric character references are also available. With 
these, it's possible to write all the languages of the world with just 
ASCII. (Of course UTF-8 is the better choice.)

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Friday, 15 July 2011 12:43:05 GMT

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