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RE: ISO-8859-1

From: Timothy Greenwood <tgreenwood@openmarket.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 16:40:43 -0400
Message-ID: <8061342765D7D4118FC100508B692F7002520C71@newman.openmarket.com>
To: "'Paul Deuter'" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>, Timothy Greenwood <tgreenwood@openmarket.com>, souravm <souravm@infy.com>, www-international@w3.org
> Numeric character references?  What are those? 

From the HTML specification

5.3.1 Numeric character references
   Numeric character references specify the code position of a character
   in the document character set. Numeric character references may take
   two forms:
     * The syntax "&#D;", where D is a decimal number, refers to the ISO
       10646 decimal character number D.
     * The syntax "&#xH;" or "&#XH;", where H is a hexadecimal number,
       refers to the ISO 10646 hexadecimal character number H.
       Hexadecimal numbers in numeric character references are
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