Re: Character Data "Daniel W. Connolly" <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 94 15:41:50 EDT
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Multiple recipients of list <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Character Data
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In message <firstname.lastname@example.org.COM>, Murray Maloney writes:
>> In message <email@example.com.COM>, Murray Maloney writes:
>> >Because certain special characters are subject to interpretation
>> >and special processing, information providers and
>> >browser implementors should follow
>> ><A HREF="#spclchars"> these guidelines </A>
>> This paragraph is misleading. In HTML 2.0, there are no characters
>> that are "subject to interpretation and special processing."
>> There's just ISO8859-1 -- a bunch of character glyphs, two or
>> three control characters, and the rest are not used.
>As the later text states, at least space and hyphen may be
>interpreted or processed differently in different contexts
>or by specific processing engines -- like H&J. I think that
>it is imprudent not to make this potential clear from the outset.
Ok. I thought you were talking about SDATA style behaviour
where entities get mapped to different things on different