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Re: Fwd: XHTML character entity support

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 10:24:34 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270911020824t1c75f901mb678e47e90a7940a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, "public-xml-core-wg@w3.org" <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
>> The objections made on that thread to this idea are cogent.  XHTML is
>> just one particular XML document type, and once we start to add predefined
>> entities, where do we stop?
> What is being discussed is not adding predefined entities. What is being
> discussed is making certain doctypes map to DTDs that contain just entity
> declarations (which is what Firefox, WebKit and Opera do today).

Perhaps when Alexey makes his bug report, he should also attach his
proposed changes to the HTML5 specification, so we can be sure there
is no confusion about exactly what he would expecting for him to
consider his bug to be "fixed".

> --
> Simon Pieters

Received on Monday, 2 November 2009 16:25:15 UTC

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