[reportlab-users] Re: Platypus XML markup suggestion

Robin Becker reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Mon, 26 May 2003 10:58:39 +0100

In article <002001c32364$782813a0$271f11ac@zwerschke>, Christoph
Zwerschke <zwerschke@zuv.uni-heidelberg.de> writes

OK I think I added all that in to CVS. Can you check to see if I
misunderstood your intent?

>> I'm a bit unhappy to use HTML names as many of them refer to the
>> 0-255 range and will cause confusion unless the mappings are identical.
>> There are also a bunch of names used by Adobe internally.
>I forgot to mention that not only HTML 4, but also XHTML 1 defines named
>entities (the same as in HTML 4, of course). See
>> omicron seen already with different value 'x' != 'o'
>The 'x' is definitely wrong, the line
>should be changed to
>> phi seen already with different value 'f' != 'j'
>There are 2 variants of the small phi, Unicode 3 defines:
>966 = 'j' = GREEK SMALL LETTER PHI = "open" curly phi
>981 = 'f' = GREEK PHI SYMBOL = "straight" phi which is more often use in
>XHTML defines 966 to be named 'phi', 981 was not given any name in XHTML (I
>suggest using 'phis' (for "phi symbol" or "phi straight", this would be in
>line with ISO 8879).
>Correspondingly, the following changes should be made:
>should be changed to
>Also, before the line
>982:'v', # piv
>add the line
>981:'f', # phis
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