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RE: reference to undeclared general entity nbsp

From: Tatham Oddie <tatham@oddie.com.au>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 19:26:43 -0400
To: Andreas Prilop <andreasprilopwww@trashmail.net>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8F713F6B2CE37349BBD122288FBD015485D36D56@MBX02.netplexity.local>

If somebody doesn't understand something then we should be helping them
learn, not pushing them back to an "easier" technology. It's not hard to
write a short email or post a link that helps the person build their
knowledge of the problem domain.

Tatham Oddie
au mob: +61 414 275 989, us cell: +1 213 280 9140, skype: tathamoddie

-----Original Message-----
From: www-validator-request@w3.org [mailto:www-validator-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Andreas Prilop
Sent: Thursday, 20 May 2010 2:09 AM
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Pierre Rudloff
Subject: Re: reference to undeclared general entity nbsp

On Wed, 19 May 2010, Pierre Rudloff wrote:

> When checking a HTML5 page via direct input, I got this error :
> "reference to undeclared general entity nbsp"
> I don't understand, is &nbsp; not a valid way to insert non-breaking 
> spaces ?

Since you do not understand the difference between HTML and XHTML, you
should stick with HTML -- preferably HTML 4.

Received on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 23:27:23 UTC

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