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Bug 4893 - allow rendering of &#xnnn; or &#nnnn;
allow rendering of &#xnnn; or &#nnnn;
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style_%28dates_an...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-02-06 16:16 UTC by Tobias Schmidbauer
Modified: 2006-10-24 10:04 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Tobias Schmidbauer 2006-02-06 16:16:58 UTC
I'm a editor of the German wikipedia. On the english WP you normally write a
  between value and unit symbol; In our typography it's common to have a
thin space in those cases. On computer this would be the "NARROW NO-BREAK SPACE"
(U+202F). But you can't write   or   in a wiki. Construcions like
these are cut out of by the software.
The only solution is to write an UTF-8 character. But then other editors just
see a space and don't understand.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-06 21:19:52 UTC
Sure, you can write that. Provide details about what doesn't work and reopen if you 
actually have problems with it.
Comment 2 Tobias Schmidbauer 2006-02-07 10:26:56 UTC
Ah sorry, that's my browser who doesn't show the characters neither on the page
nor in the sourcecode. Could someone please delete this bug?

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