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Re: ISO-10646 in HTML 4.01(B

From: (wrong string) †hing¹³ <Seething13@webtv.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2001 13:03:15 -0400 (EDT)
To: duerst@w3.org (Martin Duerst) (B
Cc: www-validator@w3.org (B
Message-ID: <1934-3B76B6D3-528@storefull-221.iap.bryant.webtv.net>
LOL, yeah! Sorry, I had been up all night crunching code, and was dead
on my keyboard! I use the online text editor that my host provides. 

I re-worked most of that page.....I have NO errors now! WHooo--hooooooo!
(Now on to the other pages in the site..)

How bad is it to just NOT put ANY charset on a page? I mean, Certainly
my host has it set on the server itself, right?

Is there any way to find out what he has it set for.....other than
asking him?

attached mail follows:

If you say you write by hand, I'm sure you mean that you use a plain
text editor, and that you work on some kind of computer with an
operating system.

As for the character on line 87, I saw that too yesterday. Now the
problem seems to be gone. Anyway, it looks like you only use
ASCII characters, so us-ascii should be fine.

Regards,   Martin.

At 10:22 01/08/10 -0400, $B%!(Bee$B+I(Bing$B%1%&(B wrote:
>Please explain what you mean by what tools did I use to make my page.
>Actually, it's a whole website, but I'm just now getting around to
>validating and "tidying" the code up so it will run smoothly.
>If you mean what HTML editor, I do not believe in such cheating. I write
>ALL my html code by hand. (well, I do copy parts from my previously
>saved work, LOL! ....and I steal from other people, like my boyfriend a
>Is that what you meant? Why do you ask, am I making any terrible errors?
>I read just about every decent tutorial on the internet, and I TRY to
>keep up with the trends as much as possible (Things move so fast
>though...ya know?)
>PS, when I put that new charset on my front page, and tried the w3
>validator, it said "unknown character on line 87 for this charset" So I
>don't know what to do......that part of the page is a HTML fragment from
>a webring (The Expert_HTML webring, GO FIGURE! LOL), and NOT my
>coding....I tried to fix it up (GOD it had TERRIBLE coding misatkes) but
>I have no idea what character it is referring to.....all I saw was
>alpha-numerical coding in the thing.
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