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Re: Where are unicode escapes allowed?

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 10:34:23 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20071108153423.GA16516@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Thursday 2007-11-08 15:37 +0100, Christof Hoeke wrote:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-syntax/#referring defines how characters not 
> allowed in the current encoding may be put in a stylesheet anyway. It is 
> also said to use this escape facility only if needed. But theroretically 
> (maybe for obfuscation purposes) it may be used to extremes:

CSS 2.1 is more up to date; please look there instead, for now.

> I guess using unicode escape sequences for special CSS characters like 
> ., #, {, : }, etc generally escape theses characters as well (I could 
> not find the spec page but remember reading this somewhere).

It changes them from special characters to identifiers.


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