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Re: Diacritic Signs

From: Chris Olds <colds@dydax.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 20:11:09 -0500 (EST)
To: "Stephen K. Rhoads" <rhoads@thrupoint.net>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SO4.4.05.10301212006550.1448-100000@saturn.web-hosting.com>

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Stephen K. Rhoads wrote:
> Does RDF (or XML, I suppose) have a problem with diacritic signs?  The W3
> RDF Validator chokes on the "é" in "République" in the RDF fragment below.

The default encoding for XML is UTF-8.  The "é" in "République" has the
high bit set, but is not a legal UTF-8 sequence (because it is, in fact,
a simple 8859-1 (or perhaps -15) accented character).

Solutions: Add an encoding declaration to your XML file, or encode it as

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