19.3. html.entities — Definitions of HTML general entities

Source code: Lib/html/entities.py

This module defines three dictionaries, name2codepoint, codepoint2name, and entitydefs. entitydefs is used to provide the entitydefs attribute of the html.parser.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.


A dictionary that maps Unicode codepoints to HTML entity names.

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