[Phpmyadmin-devel] html entitities in messages
delislma at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Wed Feb 12 07:10:06 CET 2003
> Hi Marc & list,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc Delisle
>>there are a few html entities like " and . Please
>>note that in FAQ 7.2 we discourage the use of those.
>>Do we absolutely need the ones that are currently in english-iso?
> We do, indeed.
> According to the XHTML specification, we M-U-S-T use entities for some
> specific characters:
> " for "
> & for &
> < for <
> > for >
> The entity (nbsp = non-breaking space) avoids line feeds at ist
> position, so it should only be used for this intention.
> By the way, FAQ 7.2 says:
> "With html entities, the text on buttons would not display correctly."
> This is nonsense because the botton labels are stored in attributes and
> entities are allowed there. The problem with the entities are the JS
> messages that are defined inside a <script> tag. There, HTML entities
> would not get parsed.
Ok I will clarify in the doc.
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