[thelist] XHTML & Character entities

Marc Seyon seyon at delime.com
Wed Oct 9 03:22:01 CDT 2002

Message from Rob Schumann (10/9/2002 02:41 PM)
>This is quick... and sorry if I'm just being dense when it comes to
>understanding the guide to "XML well formedness" at W3C, but I cannot make
>head or tail of it...
>Could anyone shed light on why the use of
>“ and ” for left and right double quotes produces the error in
>HTML validation, that error being "reference to a non-SGML character"?

“ and ”

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