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   Re: XHTML and character entities

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  • From: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@allette.com.au>
  • To: "XML List" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 11:47:44 +1000

From: Gabe Beged-Dov <begeddov@jfinity.com>

>I mention tidy below but am asking about html->xhtml conversion in
>I use tidy to to convert html to xhtml using the -asxml switch. The
>result of many conversions is still not accepted as well-formed because
>entities like agrave and friends aren't defined unless you process the
>Wouldn't it be reasonable to convert these to character entities as
>of the html->xhtml process?

With tidy, you have to be a little creative with the switches. For
example, to process Big5 text, we have to use "-latin1".

Certainly it is the expectation of some people that the entities for
special characters will disappear with XML, that people will use NCRs.
I am not sure about it.

Rick Jelliffe

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