[rfc-i] draft-hildebrand-html-rfc

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jul 23 23:55:39 PDT 2012


On 2012-07-24 03:23, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> On 2012/07/24 0:54, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2012-07-23 17:44, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
>
>>> Of course, I misunderstood Julian's point, which upon re-reading was
>>> clear. The tooling that is used to pretty-print needs to know which
>>> character references to emit syntactically. I think   is probably
>>> nice, since some other processing tools silently switch U+00A0 to
>>> U+0020.
>>> <, >, &, ", and ' are probably important. Everything
>>> else, I'd recommend against, but am open to suggestion.
>>
>>   is a bit tricky as it is not predefined, thus you'll need a more
>> complex doctype.
>
> Where exactly is it not predefined? HTML4 includes a full set of
> character entities for Latin-1, see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/sgml/entities.html. I couldn't imagine that
> some of these were abandoned in HTML5. XML is a different story of
> course, but here we are talking about HTML, no?

No. As far as I can tell, we're discussing XHTML.

Best regards, Julian



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