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

From: Scott R. Godin <scott.godin@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 13:24:32 -0400 (EDT)
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.0405191322080.25697@pcp01723902pcs.univde01.de.comcast.net>

On Wed, 19 May 2004, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> * 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.
>

I'm afraid I don't understand.. you're saying that the entity &ndash; is 
not part of ISO-8859-1 ?

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