Re: Accidental à in html ... how?

Subject: Re: Accidental à in html ... how?
From: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:43:04 -0500

Hi,

It's being pasted into the body section of an HTML text file, then tagged,
and then resaved as .html.

Right. I tested that and saw your results. Hence, my confusion about where
AE comes from. (I further tested with Windows and Notepad, but no luck
reproducing the issue.)

Cheers,

Sean

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> If the author is copying text in Word and pasting it in a text editor,
> where does HTML come into it?
>
> TextWrangler is a Mac application. If I copy  in Word for Mac 2011
> and paste it in TextWrangler, it's Â.
>
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 11:03 AM, Sean Brierley
> <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com> wrote:
> > Thanks all.
> >
> > I cannot reproduce the error, but looks like a character set issue.
> >
> > The origin is Word. So, that's copy-and-pasted into a text editor. The
> > result has the AE character instead of the (r). I just can't figure out
> > why, and the author claims to be using Text Wrangler, which should do
> this
> > just fine (I tested -- I even tested with evil TextEdit).
> >
> > So, why this is happening remains a mystery
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