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Re: Error Message Feedback regarding character encoding

From: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 11:26:54 +0100
Message-ID: <7b9ad66d0602070226g628d7208sbfc75e321d5b4384@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Chan Boon Kwee <boon_kwee@pacific.net.sg>

> The validating service does not advise changing copyright sign c to &copy;,
> as well as many others like &lt;, etc.

For more information on encoding strategies and escapes see:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-i18n-html-tech-char-20040509/#IDAPNGO

The key message is: "Only use escapes for characters in exceptional
circumstances. Create pages using an encoding that supports all the
characters you need."

Regards,

Peter Krantz
http://www.peterkrantz.com
http://www.standards-schmandards.com
Received on Tuesday, 7 February 2006 10:27:03 GMT

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