HTML entities in the handbook
What is the policy regarding the use of HTML entities in the handbook?
I can see how it might make sense to use < and > instead of < and >, if only to help avoid confusion, although using < and > would not make a difference.
The opposite applies to & -- I don't see any reason to use & instead of & in the text.
is used on only one single page, deliberately.
And then of course you have →, ←, ↑, ↓, and ↵ (used multiple times) and Δ, ˆ, ø, and é (used on one page only). The edit box is Unicode sensitive, so one could simply use the actual characters →, ←, ↑, ↓, ↵, , Δ, ˆ, ø, é, but what is the preference/policy about this?
(I have discovered that & must be entitised in the forum posts and when writing comments to handbook edits (e.g. I wrote a comment regarding a <ul> tag, and then discovered that I should have written a comment about a <ul> instead). AFAIK this requirement to use HTML entities applies only to the forum posts and edit comments, though.)