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Re: homepage XML bugs [was: text/html for xml...]

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 03:43:44 -0700
Message-Id: <p05010406b71d7d5194be@[24.25.223.38]>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Dan Connolly wrote:
>  Ian Hickson wrote:
>  > > But does Mozilla call its xml parser for http://www.w3.org/ ?
>  >
>  > Nope. If it did, it would render the page without any expanded
>  > character entity references, since Mozilla is not a validating parser
>  > and thus skips parsing the DTD and thus doesn't know what &nbsp;,
>  > &middot; and &copy; are.
>
>  Right... let's use &#160; in stead of nbsp. (tidy -n -ascii
>  will to this for free).

Thanks for the suggestion. The W3C home page is now Tidy'd
set to numeric character references.

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