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Re: utf-8 validation error

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 06:00:00 +0200
To: "David Thielen" <dave@windward.net>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3eca48c8.258686581@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* David Thielen wrote:
>and it's a legit 2 byte UTF8 sequence. Does the validator not
>support UTF8? (I would assume it does as it is so common and
>so I'm figuring I am doing something wrong. An example it is
>chocking on is 0xC2 0x80.

That's U+0080, this is an unused control character in HTML, I
guess the Validator complains about an invalid SGML character,
not an encoding error. Maybe you are trying to use U+20AC, the
euro currency symbol?
Received on Tuesday, 8 April 2003 00:00:24 UTC

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