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Re: characters in comments

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 01:33:51 +0200
To: Jim Syler <Calion@mac.com>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <17jtotocfh6j3sfb7jdvpvok0qogcvse6p@4ax.com>
* Jim Syler wrote:
>Is there any way to have the CSS checker ignore special characters in 
>(non-css) comment fields?

No.

>I have a page 
>(http://homepage.mac.com/calion/sisters/index.html) that validates just 
>fine as XHTML, but won't validate as CSS because of characters in 
>comments.

It doesn't validate as XHTML; you must declare your encoding in the XML
declaration or the HTTP header, even for values in comments.
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