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Re: special characters in comments getting 'mangled'

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 04:00:13 +0200
To: Fred <fred@gloryofgod.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <3dd22e3e.105125452@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Fred wrote:
>I have run into a problem while tidying up some html that has 
>comments in it.  Maybe this can turn into a requested feature??
>the comment looks something like 
><!-- <o:tag>Coulomb's law</o:tag> -->
>Except that the ' is a chr 146.  In other words, a 'smart apostropy' or 
>'curly apostropy'
>(yes this is output from word if you are curious)
>This character is getting changed to something else. In my text editor it 
>indicates it is a chr 25.

Yes. That's a bug. I added it to the bug tracker, see


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