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Re: German_Umlauts

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 15:45:29 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20010702154253.02df9e70@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Cc: Rainer Ziener <ziener@tls-tautenburg.de>, www-validator@w3.org, mrengel@tls-tautenburg.de
At 17:08 01/06/30 +0100, Lloyd Wood wrote:
>On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Martin Duerst wrote:

> > >But if I write German Umlauts or so, the I don$B%((Bt get
> > >any error from the validator.
>
>(smart quotes?)

Yes, that plus a Japanese mailer that doesn't understand them,
and then your mailer that doesn't understand the Japanese encoding.


> > Why should you? An umlaut is not a special character.
>
>Is your name really Duerst, or does the ue, as is common in
>german, represent u with an umlaut?

It does. Please see http://www.w3.org/People/#D for the real thing.


Regards,   Martin.
Received on Monday, 2 July 2001 02:59:59 GMT

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