Re: format nego in HTML/10646?

Gavin Nicol (
Tue, 9 May 95 11:31:32 EDT

>My concern here relates the behavior I described earlier re: NetScape
>and Mosaic where they were truncating a numeric character reference;
>i.e., they were effectively doing:

I agree with this in general, but at most we can make recommendations
in this area. NCR use, in general, should be discouraged. I believe
ERCS has a set of entities that could be used instead (&U+HHHH; where
HHHH are 4 hexdecimal digits).

By using these, we move away from handling NCR's to handling undefined