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[CSS21] Question on character escapes

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 11:17:07 -0600
Message-ID: <437A1813.7060606@mit.edu>
To: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

I'm wondering what happens when \nnnnnnn escapes (backslash followed by numbers) 
are used and the resulting character is invalid (eg it's a high or low 
surrogate, or is above 0x00110000).  Should the escape be treated as U+FFFD?  Or 
should this be considered an error and error recovery (skipping a declaration or 
whatever needs to happen at that point in parsing) happen?  Or something else?


Reference: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=316394
Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2005 17:17:55 UTC

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