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   Re: [xml-dev] Character Entities: An XML Core WG View

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Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> The idea that standards-makers should assume that people will be "shielded" from the tags by
> nice custom GUIs is such wishful thinking.   Even if people are shielded from delimiters,
> invoking things by short names (in menus and lists) is often a very convenient way of 
> interacting:  GUIs won't necessarily make the need go away for standard names for 
> publishing and technical characters: they use such lists.

The obvious need for human understandable names for input or
other convenient input methods does not imply that the names
have to occur in the saved document.



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