Re: HTML 5 removed "numeric character reference" term - why?

On 6/22/07, Mike Brown <> wrote:
> > > The thing is that the spec now uses "character entity reference" to refer
> > > to both character references and entity references (which should be clear
> > > by now). So naming the just "character references" would not include entity
> > > references at all.
> >
> I disagree; they're all references to characters.

In HTML5, yes. But yea, as Ian said, there really aren't entities
anymore, so I think I agree that "character references" is the best
name to refer to them all, and that we better skip entities.

David Håsäther

Received on Friday, 22 June 2007 11:17:40 UTC