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Re: REFC

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 00:26:37 +0200 (EET)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0403240017290.21049@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, [iso-8859-15] Håvard Skjæveland wrote:

> Don't know if this is the right place to ask, but what does REFC stand
> for? Reference close...?

This is not the right place (this is a forum for discussing the future
development of HTML, so you are supposed to know the present), and REFC is
actually an SGML term, but you are basically right - REFC means
"reference close", which is a character that terminates a character
reference or an entity reference, and in HTML it is defined to be the
semicolon ";". You have probably used a validator, which issues error
messages using generic SGML terms, so they can be a bit hard
to decipher.

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Tuesday, 23 March 2004 17:26:43 UTC

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