--- Comment #17 from Don <clugd...@yahoo.com.au> 2011-01-31 14:17:09 PST ---
(In reply to comment #16)
> (In reply to comment #15)
> > That book was published in 2006. Can we assume that unicode support is
> > widespread enough now that we should change to the more correct value?
> I would assume it to be safe to change. Having looked up on the reference
> myself, it appears to be added as part of the HTML5 standard?
Yes. The old definition was in 4.01, back in 1999. And here's the problem --
HTML5 still hasn't been ratified, and the documents all say "draft".
I wrote these next two lines:
"So, I'm not sure that we can use these entity values yet. Are we certain that
they're not going to change them before HTML5 becomes official?"
and then I read this:
indicating that html5 will never happen, and the draft documents are as
"standard" as it's ever going to get. That's a spectacular failure.
So I guess there's no reason to hold off on the patch.
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