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Re: [css21] ident production does not match <identifier>

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 11:07:13 -0800
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, W3C Emailing list for WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100215110713.60cf2b2b@mozilla.com>
Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> > > The \177 there is an OCTAL escape, so that means 127 decimal /
> > > 0x7f hex, which is correct for the ASCII range.
> >
> > Ah, thanks, so it's the U+00A1 reference that's weird.
> If I remember correctly, the answer is that the two phrases
> "characters above U+007F" and "characters U+00A1 and higher" mean the
> same thing, because A1 is actually the first character above 7F.

Is there any reason to exclude U+00A0 (NO-BREAK SPACE)?  It is
whitespace rather than a glyph, but that doesn't stop us when it comes
to all the other Unicode-but-not-ASCII whitespace code points
(including U+00AD SOFT HYPHEN)...

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