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Re: Thorny one - representing greek letters and formulae in an english page

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 22:42:53 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200202082242.g18Mgr924785@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 3) use a <SPAN> with locale change to greek
> don't know if this would work, possibly more correct.  not sure about =
> how most browsers will receive it.

This should have no affect whatsoever on the interpretation of the
characters.  m is m even when the language is Greek.  In fact, for
maths, it could make things worse by implementing Greek specific
layout rules.

I would say you would be reasonably safe to use the entities, especially
as there are named entities that may work even if the browser isn't
Unicode aware.

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Received on Friday, 8 February 2002 18:30:01 UTC

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