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Re: XHTML validator doesn't completely support Unicode

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0003@earth.li>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 14:07:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Peter Sheerin <psheerin@cmp.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0104291357330.13905-100000@windle.hack>
At 2001-04-26T21:50-0400, Peter Sheerin wrote:-

> This page, http://www.petesguide.com/style/misunderstood.html, also
> validates against XHTML 1.0 Strict, but the current version posted uses
> the Unicode Line Separator character instead of the DOS LF/CR pair, and
> this too, causes the validator to choke.

The line separator character (U2028) is not an XML white space character,
so its use where arbitrary text is not allowed will make the document
invalid, just as if you had used a dagger (U2020).

Tim Bagot
Received on Sunday, 29 April 2001 10:07:59 UTC

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