On 4/29/09 6:52 PM, "Reese" <howel...@inkworkswell.com> wrote:

> Tom Worster wrote:
>> On 4/28/09 4:05 PM, "Reese" <howel...@inkworkswell.com> wrote:
>>> Granted, this isn't a PHP question but I'm curious, how does UTF-8 solve
>>> this display issue?
>> if we're talking about web browsers, they are quite good at automatically
>> choosing fonts that can display the unicode characters it finds in a page.
> Right, and I figured out the bit that was confusing me earlier: years
> ago, I read that some encodings such as &#0147; and &#0148; (curly
> quotes) should not be used, that &#8220; and &#8221; should be used
> instead. I misremembered that, when I looked at the utf-8 charset here:
> http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/utf8-t1.html
> I stand apprised and enlightened. I found the encodings for letters G
> with breve, S with cedilla, and lower case I w/out the dot, too.

why use SGML character entity references in a utf-8 file or stream? can't
you just put the character in the file?

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