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Re: utf-8 validation help

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:11:42 +0100
To: Hugh Topping <hughtopping@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060830161142.GA29704@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 12:30:29PM +0100, Hugh Topping wrote:
>    Sorry, I am unable to validate this document because on line 24, 35, 46,
>    57, 68, 79, 89 it contained one or more bytes that I cannot interpret as
>    utf-8 (in other words, the bytes found are not valid values in the
>    specified Character Encoding). Please check both the content of the file
>    and the character encoding indication.

>    What are the bits of (X)HTML in my code that the validator cannot
>    interpret as utf-8

Looks like your pound signs.

>    and how can I chnage the code to enable the validator
>    to interpret it?

By configuring the server to send a content-type with the correct
encoding information in it (looks like you are using ISO-8859-1) or
configuring your editor to save in UTF-8.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Wednesday, 30 August 2006 16:12:14 UTC

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