Re: (dsssl) character repertoire?

Subject: Re: (dsssl) character repertoire?
From: tmcd@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 15:51:47 -0500 (EST)
Ian Zimmerman <itz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, this is my first post here - be gentle.

Hi!  I'm newish too.

> In my first attempt at customization, I am trying to insert a literal
> backslash as part of the element content.  I don't know how to put a
> backslash into a string in DSSSL.

I've had success by entering search terms into the Google(tm)-brand
Internet Web search engine, as long as I include "DSSSL" as one of the

>  DSSSList info and archive:

This time, I went to that mailing list URL, clicked "Searchable
Archive", and followed the link to
<>.  My search there
for "backslash" wasn't too helpful per se, but in one of the hits,
"199910/msg00131:Re: Hopefully simple -- include a quote?", was

] I put together a list of the character names supported by Jade a
] while back by scanning the Jade source. It is available at
] . There may be a few
] new characters in OpenJade.

I went to that site and looked at
"Solidus" is a more formal name for a forward slash.  Also, the first
characters appear to be listed in that file in Latin-1 order, and I
have a chart for that, so I can figure out an unfamiliar name by the
recognizable characters around it.  I therefore think that
should work for you.

Also, I believe that &#-type entities are translated by Jade itself
when reading the DSSSL source file.  Therefore, I think
(the decimal code for "\") should also work.

Tim McDaniel, tmcd@xxxxxxxxx; tmcd@xxxxxxxxxx is my work address

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