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Re: Non-SGML Char Refs

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 01:07:11 +0200
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: tkinias@optimalco.com, "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <ug74lto5khroivak7p8k25evra2fcdte0e@4ax.com>
* Martin Duerst wrote:
>At 04:32 01/06/05 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>>* Thanasis Kinias wrote:
>> >The validator complains about "non-SGML character" references (e.g., &#147;
>> >instead of the correct &#8220;) only when validating as XHTML.  That implies
>> >that &#147; and the other Microsoft characters from decimal 128-159 (hex
>> >80-9f) _are_ valid in HTML.
>>
>>They are, they just refer to non-printing control characters.

The other way round, valid XML, invalid HTML.

>  CHARSET
>           BASESET  "ISO Registration Number 177//CHARSET
>                     ISO/IEC 10646-1:1993 UCS-4 with
>                     implementation level 3//ESC 2/5 2/15 4/6"
>          DESCSET 0       9       UNUSED
>                  9       2       9
>                  11      2       UNUSED
>                  13      1       13
>                  14      18      UNUSED
>                  32      95      32
>                  127     1       UNUSED
>                  128     32      UNUSED
>                  160     55136   160
>                  55296   2048    UNUSED  -- SURROGATES --
>                  57344   1056768 57344

>Actually, these code positions are valid (though rather useless)
>in XML, but they are invalid in HTML. So I'm not sure what the
>result is for XHTML.

x'posted to www-html@w3.org. Are the as unused declared characters from
HTML 4.0 valid in XHTML 1.0?
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