From:  Chris Lilley <>
Date:  28 Sep 2011 00:25:15 Hong Kong Time

Re: Quoted letter in SVG text


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
>> 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