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Re: special characters in comments getting 'mangled'

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 18:57:13 +0200
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3dd5021e.159365164@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Dave Raggett 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
>>
>>   http://tidy.sf.net/issue/621671
>
>Is it a bug?

To convert 0x92 to 0x19 is a bug, yes.
Received on Friday, 11 October 2002 12:57:14 UTC

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