Re: non-alphabet characters

"Daniel W. Connolly" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 94 23:06:47 EDT
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From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <>
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Subject: Re: non-alphabet characters 
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In message <199410092352.QAA24024@rock>, John Labovitz writes:
> (Mark Connolly) said:
>> A colleague who checked my document in the current
>> Windows version of Mosaic found that _&eacute;_ in the document's title
>> didn't display correctly, though it did on my Mac.
>I've noticed this in Lynx, too.  I think I once sent
>a message to the Lynx developers about this, and they
>responded with a note saying that <TITLE> wasn't 
>supposed to contain &foo; entities.  Can this be true?

Well... as of the current HTML 2.0 spec, TITLE can contain entity
markup (e.g. &eacute). You can't blame the lynx guy tho: the HTML
internet draft of July 1993 said title cannot contain &eacute;.