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Re: [xsl] Unicode characters being replaced with ??


Subject: Re: [xsl] Unicode characters being replaced with ??
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:18:13 +0000

Do you mean that the HTML file served to the browser literally contains two
question marks (x3Fx3F), or that you see two question marks on the screen when
viewing it in some browser?

Michael Kay
Saxonica


On 27 Feb 2014, at 16:11, dvint@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> I've got an odd problem related to characters like a non breaking space,
> plus minus and copyright symbols that have been entered as actual Unicode
> values rather than entity references. I'm running a DITA environment on a
> Linux server and the pages that are being generated have '??' substituted
> as hard characters in the HTML output.
>
> This process has been running fine on a different Linux box and on my
> local PC. What has changed are the following things:
> - updated Centos
> - updated Java
> - updated DITA open tool kit
>
> I've seen where output I generate with Unicode characters will sometimes
> display in an ASCII editor with some sort of box character, but never a
> situation where the actual output has been changed like this. My thought
> is that there is some environment setting that is a affecting the way the
> stylesheets are producing output.
>
> Has anyone come across this before?
>
> ..dan


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