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Re: W3C "cannot interpret as utf-8"

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0006@earth.li>
Date: Sun, 1 Sep 2002 12:10:40 +0000 (UTC)
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At 2002-09-01T11:37-0000, Nick Kew wrote:-

> In article <n6l3nuso0b71kdg7mr6lemgls8bi20bh5i@4ax.com>, one of infinite monkeys
> 	at the keyboard of Charles LePage <chuck@comiclist.com> wrote:

> >             "Sorry, I am unable to validate this document because on
> > lines 58, 59 it contained some byte(s) that I cannot interpret as utf-8.
> > Please check both the content of the file and the character encoding
> > indication."

> For want of a better explanation, I'd guess it's your \xa0 characters.
> That is certainly a bug in the validator,

I don't see why it would be a bug in the validator. A0 by itself is not a
valid UTF-8 octet sequence. It is valid only as a second or subsequent
octet of a multi-octet sequence.

Tim Bagot
Received on Sunday, 1 September 2002 08:10:49 UTC

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