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> Hmm, maybe the Unicode people could agree not to do this in future?
actually it wouldn't be much of a problem anyway, a new unicode release
obviously brings in some new names, you'd just have to live with the
fact that some names pointed at the same char.
GREEK PHI SYMBOL and GREEK SMALL LETTER SCRIPT PHI are Uniocde 3 and 2
names for U03D5
> Granted. But it would make this problem go away forever, and there
> would only be one list of character names in the world. These are both
> good things.
Yes as I said in my initial comment to Paul's suggestion it is something
that could form the basis a workable proposal if the XML activity was
ever going to acknowledge that there might be any issue at all.
> You could even revise the syntax rules of XML 1.0 slightly to allow
> spaces in entity names &#LOWERCASE PHI; - no spaces or underscores!
ug:-) I think I'd rather have the name lowercased and _ as in
however no point tinkering with the details at this stage...
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