From: Alan G Isaac (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 16 2003 - 01:27:02 EDT
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 05:47:57 -0700 (PDT) Dom Lachowicz <email@example.com> wrote:
> Saving these as
> SGML entities inside of ASCII is just plain wrong.
Apparently what I wrote suggested that I think otherwise
to both you and Peter, so let me emphasize:
I never said otherwise.
I completely agree.
The entities were just introduced to refer to character
codes in the discussion of AbiWord behavior. (They were
just a way to reliably refer to these characters in a plain
text email.) My apologies for not having been clearer.
> I'm not sure that saving them as their rough ASCII
> equivalents is ideal behavior, but it seems more
> reasonable than the SGML entity suggestion.
Right. Try the short import/export process outlined in my
previous note, in which I recommend export like the behavior
I.e., substitute rough ASCII equivalents.
(However I did suggest that Word's choices, while
acceptible, were not the most standard ASCII
So I am asking to export
“ as "
‘ as '
— as ---
– as -
≥ as >=
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