XHTML and character entities
ricko at allette.com.au
Tue Mar 30 04:45:54 BST 1999
From: Gabe Beged-Dov <begeddov at 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.
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