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Re: Amaya 9.52 WinXP possible bug: ε and ε

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 13:44:25 +0200
To: Bartolomé Sintes Marco <bartolomesintes@ono.com>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200611171244.25374.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Thursday 16 November 2006 13:56, Bartolomé Sintes Marco wrote:
> Hi,
> Amaya 9.52 WinXP seems to dislike the &epsilon; character entity.
> 1. The &epsilon; character seems not to be included in the "special
> character" tool. But this character entity is displayed both in Firefox
> and IE7, so I suppose the &epsilon; character entity is valid.

The "special character" tool gives access to MathML entities:
The unicode code character is &#x003B5;  may be represented by two MathML 
entities the &epsi; or &straightepsilon;
The same character may be represented by one HTML entity &epsilon;

> 2. The &epsi; character entity is included in the "special character"
> tool (it is called straightepsilon), but this character entity is not
> displayed in Firefox nor in Internet Explorer 7. Is &epsi; a valid
> character entity or not?
> 3. If the user edits the source code and inserts an &epsilon; character
> entity, when the document is saved again (from the normal view),
> &epsilon; character entities are replaced by &epsi; character entities.
> Is it a bug?

In next version Amaya will generate &epsilon; instead &epsi; in HTML 
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