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Re: Non-SGML Char Refs

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 04:32:20 +0200
To: tkinias@optimalco.com
Cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <42fohtone0ji4vfakk7t0ev0b58mcsj0p7@4ax.com>
* 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.
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