Re: entity mapping in Jade -> SGML

Subject: Re: entity mapping in Jade -> SGML
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 17:30:33 +0700
At 10:11 22/04/97 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>I'd like to use Jade for some quite simple SGML -> SGML
>transformations. Mostly OK, but I am confused about entities. Where I
>have &alpha; in the source,

What is alpha defined as?

> the target comes out with &#567; (or
>whatever), which is not actually what I want. How to persuade Jade to
>really do a transform leaving the entities untouched?

You can't at the moment.  Assuming this is SDATA, the solution is to add a
feature to the SGML transformation backend to map characters into entity
references on output.


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