Re: HTML 2.0 LAST CALL: Numeric character refs

Daniel W. Connolly (
Sat, 3 Jun 95 14:17:11 EDT

In message <>, "Terry Allen" writes:
>A final note: in a later message you say
>>The June 2 verbage is motivated by
>the fact that several widely deployed browsers behave that way.
>Which ones? both Mosaic and Netscape display &#54321; as "1".
>This is *new feature,* not current practice.

Oops. After all this hooey, it turns out to be a simple mistake
on my part: I thought I had done some testing (or maybe just
read somewhere) that showed current browsers showed &#54321;.

So I'll take it out. All that "appeal to process" is not nearly
as convincing as a little solid technical evidence like this.