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Re: why is escaped-ident-004.xht invalid?

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 12:31:27 +0200
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, public-css-testsuite <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1274956287.11479.5.camel@localhost>
Le jeudi 27 mai 2010 à 12:15 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann a écrit :
> >http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#characters says "In CSS,
> >identifiers (including element names, classes, and IDs in selectors) can
> >contain only the characters [a-zA-Z0-9] and ISO 10646 characters U+00A1
> >and higher, plus the hyphen (-) and the underscore (_)"
> >"\a\b\c\1\2\3" doesn't match that restriction.
> 
> The paragraph goes on to say "Identifiers can also contain escaped
> characters and any ISO 10646 character as a numeric code (see next
> item)."

Hmm; you're right; I guess I was reading the following sentence to mean
that allowed characters (i.e [a-zA-Z0-9] and ISO 10646 characters U+00A1
and higher) can also be written in the escaped form, but that's reading
more than what the text actually says.

Dom
Received on Thursday, 27 May 2010 10:31:36 GMT

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