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Re: Xhtml /CSS validator- umlaut problem

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 23:17:50 +0200
To: cwdjrx@webtv.net
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <gndontgvvltheab018ugo2qts5lf6jbf3e@4ax.com>
* cwdjrx@webtv.net wrote:
>  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? 

By writing valid XHTML, I suppose. Please take a look at the CSS
Validator FAQ, http://www.websitedev.de/css/validator-faq#encoding
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