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Re: &mdash in boot-floppies/documentation

Van Buggenhaut <eric@eric.ath.cx> writes:

> On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 05:07:48PM +0400, Michael Sobolev wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 02:44:12AM +0200, Van Buggenhaut wrote:
> > > > According to Section 24 of HTML 4.01 specification, mdash is a valid entity. :)
> > > I'm using Netscpae 4.75 with Potato and &mdash isn't resolved when i read HTML pages
> > As I already said, Netscape is known to not support all those entities.  That's very
> > bad. :-(
> Yes. This brings us back to what I mention at the beggining of this
> thread. Shoudn't the concerned file be adapted then ?

I guess so.  Since we aren't likely (I don't think!) to get an updated
debiandoc-sgml, can someone check to see whether we could perhaps
define the mdash entity, when making HTML, to '-' or '--', perhaps in

If someone can get this fixed (I don't have time) and just commit it
in CVS that would pretty much fix the problem.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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