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13.4 htmlentitydefs -- Definitions of HTML general entities

This module defines three dictionaries, name2codepoint, codepoint2name, and entitydefs. entitydefs is used by the htmllib module to provide the entitydefs member of the HTMLParser class. The definition provided here contains all the entities defined by XHTML 1.0 that can be handled using simple textual substitution in the Latin-1 character set (ISO-8859-1).


A dictionary mapping XHTML 1.0 entity definitions to their replacement text in ISO Latin-1.


A dictionary that maps HTML entity names to the Unicode codepoints. New in version 2.3.


A dictionary that maps Unicode codepoints to HTML entity names. New in version 2.3.



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