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Re: and it passed xhtml strict

From: Eric Richards <dubdubdub.net.nz@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:56:19 +1300
Message-ID: <CAB3-b-EJ2JJ=Mayg_vK+thYFXtzuB2viJiR7-w4cK22--bXgYg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: Eric Richards <2eric.richards@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org
ok sorry i said anything, but at least i know now.

On 12/29/16, David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
> On 28 Dec 2016, at 18:50, Eric Richards wrote:
>> I went edit a file with notepad a few hours after it had passed xhtml
>> strict and found a couple of " where i am sure the validator should
>> said to replace with &ldquo; or &rdquo; or whatever
>
> XHTML never requires that you use `&ldquo;` or `&rdquo;` since the
> characters they represent have no special meaning in XHTML.
>
> If `"` ever needs replacing, it will be with `&quot;`. It isn’t
> possible to say if you are correct about the validator being in error
> because you didn’t provide a [test case][1].
>
> [1]: http://sscce.org/


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