Re: Comments on: "Character Set" Considered Harmful

Terry Allen (
Mon, 17 Apr 95 09:11:56 EDT

Re Dan's "the text entity is the characters, not their representation."
Is it not the case that there is no SGML text entity that is not a
representation of characters? We're not dealing with the Aness of
A, the Bness of B, but with representations of A and B. SGML is
about manipulating representations of characters.

[I'll be unavailable from 18-28 April 1995.]

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