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Re: Character Entity Question

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 21:31:49 +0200
To: "R. Derek Pattison" <rderekp@laughing-coyote.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <r01050300-1015-7C36D72AAB0511D6AE3600039300CF5C@[]>

R. Derek Pattison <rderekp@laughing-coyote.com> wrote:

>Error: unknown entity "trade"
>But, the Character entity reference at
>http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/sgml/entities.html#h-24.3.1 shows:
><!ENTITY trade    CDATA "&#8482;" -- trade mark sign, U+2122 ISOnum -->
>It does validate if I use &8482;, which is what I ended up doing.
>Am I reading the reference incorrectly? Is &trade; valid, or should I
>use &#8482; or not use either for valid XHTML? :)

Can you give me an URI that demonstrates this problem?

> ...publicity rights, moral rights, and rights against unfair competition...
Well, you've got me there.   I have no idea what any of those have to do with
SGML. Next you'll be claiming that running NSGMLS constitutes an unauthorized
public performance of SGML.                                  -- Richard Tobin
Received on Thursday, 8 August 2002 15:32:03 UTC

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