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RE: nbsp is not that hard, folks

Subject: RE: nbsp is not that hard, folks
From: "Américo Albuquerque" <aalbuquerque@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 14:51:27 -0000
xml nbsp
That makes sense, thanks :)

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[mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Brown
Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2002 1:49 PM
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Subject: Re:  nbsp is not that hard, folks


Américo Albuquerque wrote:
> So, what you are saying is that &nbsp; is to XML and HTML has "#define

> nbsp" is to C??

Sigh. No. Think of it like this:

In XSLT you may have <xsl:variable name="nbsp" select="'&#160;'"/>. This
is like <!ENTITY nbsp "&#160;"> in an XML DTD.

In XSLT you may have $nbsp in an XPath expression.
This is like &nbsp; in an XML or HTML document.


In XML you can define your own entities. By default, you only get 5:
quot, apos, amp, lt, gt. Each of these corresponds to just 1 character:
", ', &, <, and >, respectively.


In HTML you cannot define your own. But by default, you get about 252:

quot, amp, lt, gt, nbsp, iexcl, cent, pound, curren, yen, brvbar, sect,
uml,
copy, ordf, laquo, not, shy, reg, macr, deg, plusmn, sup2, sup3, acute,
micro,
para, middot, cedil, sup1, ordm, raquo, frac14, frac12, frac34, iquest,
Agrave, Aacute, Acirc, Atilde, Auml, Aring, AElig, Ccedil, Egrave,
Eacute,
Ecirc, Euml, Igrave, Iacute, Icirc, Iuml, ETH, Ntilde, Ograve, Oacute,
Ocirc,
Otilde, Ouml, times, Oslash, Ugrave, Uacute, Ucirc, Uuml, Yacute, THORN,

szlig, agrave, aacute, acirc, atilde, auml, aring, aelig, ccedil,
egrave,
eacute, ecirc, euml, igrave, iacute, icirc, iuml, eth, ntilde, ograve,
oacute,
ocirc, otilde, ouml, divide, oslash, ugrave, uacute, ucirc, uuml,
yacute,
thorn, yuml, fnof, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta,
Iota,
Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron, Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi,
Chi,
Psi, Omega, alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, zeta, eta, theta, iota,
kappa,
lambda, mu, nu, xi, omicron, pi, rho, sigmaf, sigma, tau, upsilon, phi,
chi,
psi, omega, thetasym, upsih, piv, bull, hellip, prime, Prime, oline,
frasl,
weierp, image, real, trade, alefsym, larr, uarr, rarr, darr, harr,
crarr,
lArr, uArr, rArr, dArr, hArr, forall, part, exist, empty, nabla, isin,
notin,
ni, prod, sum, minus, lowast, radic, prop, infin, ang, and, or, cap,
cup, int,
there4, sim, cong, asymp, ne, equiv, le, ge, sub, sup, nsub, sube, supe,

oplus, otimes, perp, sdot, lceil, rceil, lfloor, rfloor, lang, rang,
loz,
spades, clubs, hearts, diams, OElig, oelig, Scaron, scaron, Yuml, circ,
tidle,
ensp, emsp, thinsp, zwnj, zwj, lrm, rlm, ndash, mdash, lsquo, rsquo,
sbquo,
ldquo, rdquo, bdquo, dagger, Dagger, permil, lsaquo, rsaquo, euro.

Each of these has the replacement text of just one character. That's why
they are called "character entities". They cover a variety of Unicode
characters all the way up to &#9830;.

   - Mike
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