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Re: &mdash in boot-floppies/documentation

On 20000927T162201-0500, Ardo van Rangelrooij wrote:
> I'll look into this.  The HTML translation map in debiandoc-sgml maps &mdash to &mdash
> which according to the HTML/XHTML book of O'Reilly doesn't exist.  Probably we need to
> use — but conformance is not guaranteed.

151's meaning depends on the charset.  In latin-1 it appears to be
undefined (ie. dragons be there).

In HTML, there is no portable way to represent an em-dash - except by
using a plain old "-".

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