In article <C69195DE-A26E-11D7-9E93-0003938644A4@web.de>,
RT Happe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>The html manual implements =93english double-quotes=94 as ``double =
>instead of "“" and "”" called for here. (All browsers I
>used over the last years understand the sgml entity names, but historic
>engines may prefer the numeric character references "“" resp.
>"”") Also, there are real "--" dashes "—" and "–"
>("#8212;" resp. "#8211;").
>[ Carbon-copied to tex2page author Dorai Sitaram. I hope the BCC works
> around address harvesters. ]
There is a global called *use-advanced-html-entities?*
which, if true, will enable tex2page to create the kind
of entities you listed -- nicer single and double
quotes, em- and en-dashes, plus some other
By default, *use-advanced-html-entities?* is false,
because of least-common-denominator-itis. But if
you are fairly sure that nobody will view the document
on a browser that doesn't support these entities, you
(set! *use-advanced-html-entities?* #t)
in the <jobname>.t2p file.
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