Re: progress on HTML 2.0 reconstruction

Larry Masinter (
Mon, 3 Apr 95 08:51:31 EDT

> why not simply forbid numeric character references in documents not
> encoded in Latin-1, as a stopgap measure? I don't think that would
> break with current practice, so it should be acceptable.

This is an acceptable way out of the quandry over numeric character
entity reference use conflicting with 'charset' parameters.