Re: ISO entities for HTML 2.+

Daniel W. Connolly (
Mon, 12 Dec 1994 16:08:28 -0600

In message <199412122159.NAA27615@rock>, Terry Allen writes:
>Murray writes:
>>I have
>before, and will now again, suggest that some or all of the entity
>sets listed in the SGML standard should be specified in HTML and
>supported by user agents.
>I'll add that I find the Numeric and Special Graphic and
>the Publishing sets so useful as to be almost necessary. For
>convenience I append the copies I have.

Now... if somebody would just complete the proposal by suggesting
how support for these entities should be implemented on X, Windows,
and Mac platforms.

Is a simple mapping of frac12 to "1/2" good enough, or should
platform-specific glyphs be used?