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Re: validation CSS <-> XHTML 1.0

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 26 Mar 2002 17:47:17 -0500
To: Bea Pfeil <bea@bea-pfeil.de>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org, Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1017182837.1801.7.camel@chacal>
On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 16:34, Bea Pfeil wrote:
> my name is Thomas Breitenbücher.
> Trying to validate the URL "http://www.breitenbuecher.de/" with your
> css-validator i get the error-message: "Please, validate your XML document
> first!" and an "invalid XML character (Unicode: 0xfc)" is reported.
> This is due to to my name "Breitenbücher" when typed in the german way
> inside the meta-tags.
> But using the xhtml-validator at "http://validator.w3.org" everything is ok.
> They tell me, that the document "validates as XHTML 1.0 Transitional!"
> Trying to write "&uuml;" instead of "ü" your validator goes on with the
> document-included css-statements, but i do want to type german names and the
> names of products in their correct way, especially when the meta-tag
> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
> is given.
> What should i do ?

Add <?xml version='1.0' encoding='ISO-8859-1'?> at the beginning of your

> or asked in another way:
> Which validator is right, "http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/" or the one
> at "http://validator.w3.org" ?

Actually, the CSS validator seems the right one...

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