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Re: Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 21:04:03 +0100 (BST)
To: cwdjrx@webtv.net
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0108162102290.10360-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
Beats me.


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

> Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 14:50:22 -0500 (CDT)
> From: cwdjrx@webtv.net
> To: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
> Subject: Re: Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem
>   Thanks so much for your help. Use of "&auml;",etc., works. However
> here is another twist. If you change the "DOCTYPE" from xhtml 1.0 strict
> to html 4.01 strict, there is no problem! The CSS validator then gives
> no error messages. There is something about the DOCTYPE statement that
> causes the CSS validator to find errors in one case and not in the
> other. Since I have no idea how the CSS validator works, I can supply no
> meaningful comments about what is going on. The previously mentioned
> page now uses the 4.01 strict DOCTYPE until I have time to correct it
> for xhtml.

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