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Re: [Lynx-dev] Accept types (

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Accept types (
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 06:32:55 -0500
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On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 03:24:27AM -0800, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> At 07:26a +0000 03/17/2004, David Woolley didst inscribe upon an 
> electronic papyrus:
> > > © or & or ... -- you know, entities.
> >
> >These require a DTD.  If the document is anything except HTML or an SGML
> >or XML language, they have no meaning except for the literal sequence
> >of characters.  If they are XML only four values are defined, without
> >the browser knowing or parsing the DTD.  There is one school of thought
> >that says that, as browsers are not generally validating parsers, that
> >only those four may be safely used in XHTML.
> Are you saying that the reason Lynx isn't decoding them is not 
> because the page was gzipped, but rather because the page is XHTML?

yes (actually the trace showed wml, but still the same issue).

Thomas E. Dickey

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