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Re: css Validations gives xml error

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 25 Mar 2002 17:56:03 -0500
To: www-validator-css@w3.org
Cc: Isabel Hidalgo de Quintana <suahili@arrakis.es>
Message-Id: <1017096964.12042.150.camel@jfouffa>
> I've been trying to validate the following document's css:
> http://www.tomatoma.ws/index.html
> It validates as an XHTML 1.0 Transitional and the css validates when
> on its own but when triying to validate the html document for css well
> formedness it gives the error stated below. In line 47 there's no
> element a whatsoever, I've looked everywhere and can't find the error:
> Target: http://www.tomatoma.ws/
> Please, validate your XML document first!
> Line 47
> Column 5
> The element type "a" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "".

I get:

Line 35
Column 75
An invalid XML character (Unicode: 0xfa) was found in the element
content of the document. 

By default, XML assumes that your document is using the encoding UTF-8,
which means all characters with accents must encoded on more than one
byte. Given that you don't want to do that, I suggest to put an XML
declaration at the beginning of your file:
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='ISO-8859-1'?>

(I guess ISO-8859-1 contains your characters)
or to escape them using entities. See 

The entities defined in HTML 4.0 are also reused in XHTML so you should
be able to use them,

Received on Monday, 25 March 2002 17:56:06 UTC

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