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Re: Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 19:37:22 +0100 (BST)
To: cwdjrx@webtv.net
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0108161935190.10260-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
I'm stumped.

It seems like you're actually typing in two-byte unicode in whatever
overly fancy text editor you're using, and setting the content-type
has finally shown you that.

Again, there's &auml; &ouml &Uuml; etc.


On Thu, 16 Aug 2001 cwdjrx@webtv.net wrote:

> Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 13:23:38 -0500 (CDT)
> From: cwdjrx@webtv.net
> To: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
> Subject: Re: Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem
>  I inserted the meta tag  that you suggested. However the same error is
> found on CSS validation although xhtml 1.0 Strict validation is perfect.
> However the source code shown has been changed such as:
>  30: AssmannshaĆ¼sen-Aulhausen
> where the two special characters replace the "ü". Thus the meta tag is
> doing something. The umlauts still are correct when one views the page
> at the address given earlier.
>   Again, this only occurs for umlauts. One can use all of the special
> French markings without CSS validation problems such as in
> http://www.wtv-zone.com/cwdjrsxyz/bordeaux.html

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