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Re: @tieaccent{..} does not display the tie accent in HTML

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: @tieaccent{..} does not display the tie accent in HTML
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 21:35:33 +0200

On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 10:31:45AM -0700, Per Bothner wrote:
> On 8/27/21 10:21 AM, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > I don't really have a good answer, of course.  I'd think to try U+0361 or 
> > > its HTML equivalent, as my test here
> > >    <p>test o͡o test  o&#865;o</p>
> > > but I honestly have no idea which browsers show what, and which fonts 
> > > support the character ...
> > 
> > Actually, this looks quite good on firefox, both with the actual utf8
> > encoded diacritic and entity.  You can obtain the utf8 encoded diacritic
> > when converting to html with --enable-encoding.  I guess that we can
> > generate numerical diacritic entities in the default case, it'll
> > probably be better than the plain text accent markers.
> It works fine also on Google Chrome, and on Epiphany (based on the 
> Safari/WebKit engine).

Ok.  I just committed the change.  Some combinations of accents do not
look so well, but they probably do not make much sense.

> Just generate 'oo&#x0361;o' and be done with it.
> (I would prefer using the hex value - one reason is it's easier to search for 
> its meaning.)

For now we use numerical entities everywhere.  If this changes, it
should be everywhere too.


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