The ol' reply setting got me. Here's the message I sent to Troy but meant to
send to all.
Boise State University
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Skip Knox [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. It's interesting; that was the problem all right, but
> the solution wasn't where a person might think. It problem lay in the
> encoding used by my editor, Notepad++.
> I saw the stray character and did everything I could think of to delete
> that miserable sob, but without success. Then something clicked, from
> threads on this very list.
> I figured using UTF-8 would be correct, since that's what I declare in the
> document. But there's another option: UTF-8 without BOM. I chose that,
> resaved the file and voila.
> FYI, the specific issue is encoding with da BOM on a Windows system but
> delivering the file on a Linux system -- which just happens to be how I'm
> working. So anyway, problem solved and thanks to all!
> BTW, to Sotiris: the doctype is correct. It's HTML5 and it validates. Just
> Skip Knox
> Boise State University
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Troy Harshman [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
>> Go to this line in your code and you will notice that here is a dot
>> floating around like so...
>> ". <!-- Begin site navigation sidebar -->"
>> That's how it appears in Chrome. In IE6 it's showing a character
>> symbol instead of the dot, which must be what's throwing things off.
List wiki/FAQ -- http://css-discuss.incutio.com/
List policies -- http://css-discuss.org/policies.html
Supported by evolt.org -- http://www.evolt.org/help_support_evolt