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Re: [CSS21] 4.1.3 Characters and case: Number Sign (#) in identifiers

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 16:22:08 -0700
Message-ID: <49EE5520.2020503@inkedblade.net>
To: James Hopkins <james@idreamincode.co.uk>
CC: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
James Hopkins wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification regarding these particular hexadecimal 
> codepoints.
> Based on your feedback, my conclusion is that 4.1.3 is in this respect 
> is unclear. The current spec states "... [identifiers] can contain only 
> the characters [a-z0-9] and ISO 10646 characters U+00A1 and higher, plus 
> the hyphen (-) and the underscore (_); they cannot start with a digit, 
> or a hyphen followed by a digit. Identifiers can also contain escaped 
> characters and any ISO 10646 character as a numeric code ..." If indeed 
> the Number Sign is lower than U+00A1 then how can it be acceptable 
> within in an identifier, without being escaped?

Sounds like a bug in the validator to me.

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