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Re: New Tutorial: Character sets & encodings in XHTML, HTML and CSS

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 11:17:51 -0800
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040325191751.GA5158@darby.dbaron.org>

On Thursday 2004-03-25 10:08 +0200, Matitiahu Allouche wrote:
> 7) The example for CSS escape is *not* terminated by a space, despite 
> stating in the previous line that it should be.

It may be worth noting that it really need not be terminated by a space.
An escape is terminated by any character that isn't a hexidecimal digit
or by filling up six hexidecimal digits.  However, to make it easier to
terminate character escapes, a single whitespace character following an
escape is consumed as part of the escape.

See http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/CR-CSS21-20040225/syndata.html#q6

-David

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L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
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