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Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem

From: <cwdjrx@webtv.net>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 20:47:09 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <22713-3B732EFF-175@storefull-135.iap.bryant.webtv.net>
  In xhtml strict one can have umlauts and obtain perfect validation.
For example see  
http://www.wtv-zone.com/cwdjrsxyz/rheingau.html  
  However when one goes to the CSS validator, the first umlaut produces
a fatal error that stops validation and gives an error message. Umlauts
are very important in writing German, and the same marks are used in
Turkish and some other languages. In German one can solve the problem by
writing , for example, spaetlese instead of the correct spätlese as is
often done when using an old English typewriter that does not have
umlauts. Surely the correct marks are as important in German as in
French where there are no problems with marks. Is there any way to
overcome this problem? 
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2001 11:52:40 GMT

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