Re: SDATA entity mapping

Subject: Re: SDATA entity mapping
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 10:36:56 +0700
At 09:37 20/05/97 -0100, Dylan van Rijsbergen wrote:
>I have two questions relating to a project I am doing in formatting classic
>Greek texts coded in TEI into RTF. The problem is that extended Greek
>characters aren't being translated, only the unaccented ones.

Are these characters in Unicode?

>1. Is it possible to force Jade to use another set of entity mappings, so I
>can force the special characters to their unicode value?
>As this wouldn't be the solution for me at last as I don't have a unicode
>font which supports these extended characters (does naybody have one?):

I don't know what you mean by a "Unicode" font.  All you need is a TrueType
font that contains the characters and has a correct cmap.  (Some TT fonts
have totally bogus cmaps: I am not interested in supporting them.)

>2. Is it possible to force Jade to use an 8 bit character set and map these
>entities to letters in this character set? 

I don't know what you mean.  Are you talking about input or output?


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