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Re: [VE][139] New Error Message Suggestion

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 19:12:06 +0200
To: "Scott R. Godin" <scott.godin@comcast.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <40b49563.1384709647@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Scott R. Godin wrote:
>Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML
>parser. 
>
>     1. Line 62, column 78: non SGML character number 150
>        
>        ...xtensive catalog to the new database (error indicated here)
>        while we have a lot of our products i
>        
>
>due to an en dash (aka &ndash; or &#8211; or even &#x2013;, although we
>used the first one here.) in the html. 

You actually don't use a character reference but rather the octet 0x96
which is U+0096 or &#150; in ISO-8859-1, the encoding declared for that
document. Either change the declaration to ...charset=Windows-1252... or
properly escape the character.
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