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Re: &mdash in boot-floppies/documentation

Michael Sobolev <mss@transas.com> writes:

> On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 01:38:34PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > 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
> > defaults.ent?

> Well, my knowledge of SGML is not very solid, so I could be wrong, but AFAIK
> just defining mdash somewhere in the document does not help, as those ISO
> entities are processed earlier, and, as we all know, in SGML world the first
> wins. :)

It's true that the first wins, but defining it in the document
preamble, for instance, would definately be the first and win.

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

> Maybe we could wait a bit before Ardo pays some attention to #72550?

Yes, but is he planning on putting that into Potato?

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

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