> now I can display the text in the browser. Nevertheless I think I
> would still like to have the ability to transform it, in the interests of
> portability, since not everything will work with Unicode, particularly
I'd guess that a very simple Perl program,
which Michael will write for you (:-})
is the simplest answer. I think XSLT is way over the top for this case.
> One particular problem is that not all the characters I use are yet
> available in Unicode fonts
You could hack them in with a font editor....
> (indeed, one or two of them aren't in the
> BMP yet), so it is useful to be able to use a non-Unicode font to
> display them, which means, of course, having to convert to some
> kind of local entity references. So there we are.
you can use the private area of Unicode, surely?
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