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

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Jelks Cabaniss scripsit:

> Why not Unicode.org?  It could create short name "aliases" of the long
> name descriptions.

Are you really prepared to create short names (other than ones involving
hex digits) for all 95,156 characters in Unicode 3.2?  Or even if we
leave out the Han and Hangul characters, the 13,791 characters that are left?

It is a biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig job.

Even a refrigerator can conform to the XML      John Cowan
Infoset, as long as it has a door sticker       jcowan@reutershealth.com
saying "No information items inside".           http://www.reutershealth.com
        --Eve Maler                             http://www.ccil.org/~cowan


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