From:  Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date:  28 Sep 2011 00:25:15 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.dev.tech.svg
Subject:  

Re: Quoted letter in SVG text

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On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 5:23:05 PM, Otto wrote:

OW> Robert Longson wrote:
>> SVG is basically an XML language so you can't use HTML entities. See
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_XML_and_HTML_character_entity_references
>> for more information on the differences.

OW> Does that means it's not possible to write math symbols in an SVG? How then?

Your options:

- Type them directly (Unicode), not using entities.
- Use numeric character references
- Declare the entities in the doctype (internaldtd subset)

-- 
 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups