[XML-SIG] XBEL tool and remard about its DTD

Walter Underwood wunder@infoseek.com
Thu, 10 Feb 2000 09:32:02 -0800

At 10:04 AM 2/10/00 -0500, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:

>  > By the way, the problem I have is that XBEL DTD at
>  > http://www.python.org/topics/xml/dtds/xbel-1.0.dtd does not support
>  > "european" accented characters such as =E9=E0=EE=F6... I think it=
 should as long as
>  > some billions people on this Earth will use a different language than
>  > English...
>   This I don't understand; what's missing that needs to be added to
>the DTD?  This is XML, so the character set is Unicode.

Some DTDs (like XHTML) provide entities for those characters,
like ö. The characters are supported, but you may need
to enter them as numeric references.

Walter R. Underwood
Senior Staff Engineer
Infoseek Software
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