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Re: CSS: An invalid XML character (Unicode: 0xa0) was found

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 17:23:39 +0100
To: spam@bittersweet2.com
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <3e8a8b62.134377805@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* sasha wrote:
>Please note that I am not a part of the mailing list, so if you could 
>please respond directly to my email (or CC me), I'd appreciate it.

www-validator-css@w3.org is the appropriate list...

>I'm working on a test site for an ISP, and for some reason, the CSS 
>validator comes up with a wierd error.
>The site:
>CSS Validaton link:
>The error:
>Please, validate your XML document first!
>Line 116
>Column 22
>An invalid XML character (Unicode: 0xa0) was found in the element content 
>of the document.
>But, I already sent it through the HTML validator, and it came out as clean 
>XHTML Transitional.  The line it points to has just a single </div> tag, so 
>I'm a little confused.

This could be seen as a bug in the W3C MarkUp Validator; you did not
specify the character encoding in your XHTML, nor does you web server
send an appropriate charset parameter in the HTTP header. You encoding
is declared using <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" ... /> but this is not
sufficient for XHTML documents.
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 11:23:54 UTC

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