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⏸

Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:06 pm
by roedygr
Hex entity ⏸ generates this message:

"⏸" is an invalid character reference. This may be because the '&' character was not escaped as "&". To use a literal ampersand it must be encoded as "&" (even in URLs) because '&' is an escape character in HTML/XHTML.

It is an unusual char, two vertical bars, part of the APL group. It is not a control char. It has no named entity. It is 16 bit. I can't see any reason it should be considered invalid.
see http://mindprod.com/jgloss/unicode.html

Re: ⏸

Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:45 pm
by Albert Wiersch
Thanks. I've updated the Unicode code points CSE HTML Validator recognizes for the next update to fix this problem.

Re: ⏸

Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:42 am
by roedygr
version 14.0500 fixes the problem. Thanks.

Are there any release notes?

Re: ⏸

Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:56 am
by Albert Wiersch
roedygr wrote:version 14.0500 fixes the problem. Thanks.

Are there any release notes?
Great. I'm glad it fixed it.

The only release notes are those here:
http://www.htmlvalidator.com/htmlval/history.html

I realize it's not very specific. But the newly recognized Unicode references are part of the "other updates" and "user reported issues" that were addressed. :D